Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
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Daphine Britt Blackwell
(December 17, 1941 - June 6, 2019)
Funeral services for Ms. Daphine Britt Blackwell of Southaven will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 10, in the Oliver Funeral Home
Chapel, with Rev. James Lewis and Rev. Albert Britt officiating. Visitation will be Monday, from 1:00 p.m. until service time, at the funeral
Ms. Blackwell died at Methodist Hospice in Hernando on Thursday, June 6. She was born in Grenada County on December 17, 1941, to
Dorsey E. and Loucille Ware Britt. She was a retired payroll administration employee of Mississippi Department of Corrections and a
member of Desoto Hills Baptist Church in Southaven. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her daughter, Brooke Blackwell Ott (Jeffrey) of Hernando; stepdaughter, Donna Pearson (Greg) of Winona; stepson,
Richard Blackwell of Winona; three granddaughters, Hannah, Emily, and Olivia Ott of Hernando; and a host of step-grandchildren and
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (www.bcrg.org), 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036.
Monday, June 10
1 - 3 pm
Oliver Funeral Home
Monday, June 10
Duck Hill Cemetery
(There will be no committal service
at the cemetery)
|David and Sandee Click
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Daphines entire family. She was always such loyal friend to my mother, Virginia
Ransom. We spent many days and evenings visiting with her in Sallisaw when she came to visit. She was a
wonderful, loving and caring woman who will be greatly missed.
Bryce Canyon Pines
You were a classy, beautiful lady with a strong wit and will. We all sure will miss you. Love and condolences to Brook
and the rest of the family.
|December 17, 1941
June 6, 2019