Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

January 9, 2014

Renea Blackmon

CROSSVILLE — Oct. 20, 1955—Jan. 7, 2014

Jonnie Renea Blackmon, 58, was born in Monterey to John and Lillian Phillips Oct. 20, 1955. She passed away Jan. 7, 2014, in Crossville. The family will receive friends at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home today, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The service will follow, with Pastor Josh Cardwell to officiate. Burial will be in Crossville City Cemetery.

Having always been in sales, she and her husband began a business named Blackmon Distributing. She was a vivacious and successful salesperson for Rainbow Cleaning Systems. Renea loved to shop! She constantly bought gifts for her friends and the people who touched her life. She enjoyed beautiful clothes, shoes and hats. She loved to travel and eat great food and, with the success of Blackmon Distributing, she and her husband enjoyed many trips. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed.

Renea is survived by her husband, Charlie Blackmon; sons, Sean Waters and Chuck Blackmon; brother, Charlie Shumate; sister, Debbie Coppinger and Doyle; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Ray Phillips and Lillian Jewel Shumate Phillips.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Crossville Memorial Funeral Home to help with the funeral arrangements.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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