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Wanda Mae Dillard Blackburn, age 78, of Sims, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2012. She was born October 13, 1934 to the late Henry Elder and Nellie Owen Elder. Wanda worked at Indianapolis Glove Factory for 20 years and Montgomery County Nursing Home for 31 years. She was a long time member of the VFW. Wanda was a very loving Mother and Grandmother. She is survived by:
Son: Larry Dillard
Daughters: Marsha Irons, Linda Summitt, Teresa Carmack, and Dewanna Summitt
Sisters: Wilma Tedford and Evelyn Bryant
Grandchildren: Shauna Lucas, Chris Irons, Kevin Irons, Darla Irons, Michael Summitt, Angela Carmack, Andrew Carmack, Eric Summitt and Brandi Summitt
9 Great Grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter
She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband Eugene Dillard, Brother Lloyd Elder, Son-in-law Terry Irons and great granddaughter Jessica Irons.
Visitation will be held at Thornton Funeral Home in Mt. Ida, Saturday November 3, 2012 from 4-6 p.m. Services will be held Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Christian Mission Ministries in Pencil Bluff, AR with Brother Vernon Keith officiating. Interment will follow at Rocky Cemetery in Sims, AR. Pallbearers: Chris Irons, Kevin Irons, Michael Summitt, Andrew Carmack, Eric Summitt, Dexter Summitt, Billy Summitt and Cordell Carmack. Honorary Pallbearers: Employees of the Montgomery County Nursing Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mt. Ida, AR.

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