Graveside funeral service for Mrs. Faye Gatlin Blackburn, age 72, of Harvest, AL, will be conducted at 3:30 PM on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Wright’s Cemetery with Bro. Steve Hale officiating. Visitation with the family will be held at 1 PM until 3 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Faye was born on October 11, 1946 in Marshall County, TN to the late Earlie Houston and Mary Gilliam Gatlin. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and researching family genealogy. She was a DAR Prospective Member, an 8th generation Tennessean and a member of UDC (United Daughter’s of Confederacy). Mrs. Blackburn passed away on April 26, 2019 at her residence.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse Blackburn; daughters, Lisa B. (T.A.) Miller of Toney, AL and Nita Blackburn of Harvest, AL; sister, Denise Hall of Park City, TN; brother, Harold (Ann) Gatlin of Park City, TN; and granddaughters, Elizabeth (Matt) Billings of Athens, AL and Ashley (Dalton) Cook of New Market, AL.