Barbara Elizabeth Blackledge

Barbara Elizabeth Blackledge, 64, born Aug. 4, 1953, passed away on July 7, 2018 at her residence.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Memory Chapel with graveside services to follow at noon at Erata Cemetery.

Mrs. Blackledge was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents George Sherman and Ruby Mae Smith Sherman; husband Glenn Blackledge; and sister Gail Clark.

Surviving her are three sons, Gary Blackledge (Dana) of the Calhoun community, Jody Blackledge (Susan) of Ovett and Brody Blackledge (Christy) of Hattiesburg; two daughters, Georgana Payne (Jud) of Waterloo, Ala. and Deanna Powell of Ellisville; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jerry Loftin (Susan) of Laurel, Larry Loftin (Charlotte) of Laurel and Bobby Sherman (Vivian) of the Calhoun community; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Justice Blackledge, Jordan Blackledge, Corbin Norris, Lane Touchstone, Cole Payne and Zachary Boleware.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.