Darlene E. Blackwell “Grandma”

June 1923 - October 2017

About the Service

Chapel service at 10am on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Allen Mortuary with a graveside to follow at Ceres Memorial Park.

Darlene E. Blackwell, age 94, of Modesto passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. Darlene was born in Wymore, Nebraska and lived in Ceres, Keyes, Modesto, Oklahoma, and Coulterville before settling back to Modesto. She belonged to North Modesto Church of God.

Darlene is survived by her children Georgia (Mack) Parker of Modesto, Larry (Carolyn) Cameron of Keyes, and Lou Ann (Ronnie) Elliott of Denair; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren with one on the way. She also leaves behind four siblings Bernard Showen of Oregon, Truman Showen of Ceres, Larry Showen of Ceres, and Mary Liles of Ceres. She is preceded in death by her husband Horace Blackwell, three sisters, and five brothers.

Visitation will be from 5pm – 8pm on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Allen Mortuary. A Chapel service will be held at 10am on Friday, October 27, 2017 also at Allen Mortuary with a graveside to follow at Ceres Memorial Park.

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Remembrances

  1. I love your bright smile, and good nature. I know your kids are hurting, but I’m so glad we know where you are!

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