April 15, 2021
Ms. Shirley Jean Blackford, age 68 of Smithville, TN passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
Ms. Blackford was born on April 20, 1952 in Texas to her parents, the late Bobby & Betty Morgan Upchurch. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 1pm from the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Blackford Family Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, from 4pm – 8pm and on Sunday, from 11am until the service time at 1pm. We are not accepting food in our kitchen facility at this time.
Survivors include the Father of her Children, Dennis Blackford of Smithville, TN. 3 Children, Wendy Blackford, Barbara Cool & Bobby (Nichole) Blackford all of Smithville, TN. 6 Grandchildren- Brandon Kircher, Christian Hendrixson, Gavin Cool, Isabella Blackford & Everleigh Blackford.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.