Darlene Blackwell, 56, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home.
She was a member of Welcome Valley Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a part of Happy Hearts in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Hoyt Clark and Maggie Louise Shelton Clark.
Survivors include her son, Phillip Blackwell and Tauddy Laney of Old Fort; brother, Erskin Clark and wife, Faye, of Cleveland; sisters: Charlene Bates and husband, Ronald, of Benton and Melissa Edwards and husband, Jimmy, of Cleveland; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Revs. Lee Ingram and Charles Moore officiating.
Interment will follow in Cookson Creek Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Blackwell family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.