April 28, 2011

(10/2/1924 - 5/2/2011)

Theona "Tony" Blackstun, 86, of Memphis, Missouri and formerly of Hannibal, Missouri, died at 5:15 AM Monday, May 2, 2011 at Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri.

Graveside Services and Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2011 at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal. Pastor Dee Wiley will officiate.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services Friday, May 6, 2011 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Blackstun was born October 2, 1924, in Hannibal, Missouri to George R. and Laura V. Robinson Magee Sr.

She was married to Lawrence F. Blackstun on October 5, 1943 in Hannibal, MO. He preceded her in death June 17, 1987.

Survivors include 4 children, Linda Kearnaghan, Larry Blackstun (Heidi), John Blackstun (Yolanda), Laura Hines (Curtis), 11 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 1 son-in-law; Doug Kearnaghan, 1 brother; George Magee and 1 sister in law; Irene Magee.

Mrs. Blackstun was a member of the Lillian Lane Circle of Kings Daughters. She was a sports fanatic and an excellent athlete in her youth. Tony attended Tilden School in Oakwood and was instrumental in setting up the class reunions. She attended Prince Ave. Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scotland County Care Center Auxiliary.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute maybe viewed at www.jamesdonnellfuneralhome.com.

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