Cooper Gene Blackmon

December 14, 1935 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 84)


Cooper Gene Blackmon, 84, son of the late Everett Cooper and Louise Thompson Blackmon passed away August 19, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his family.  Mr. Blackmon was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, and a retired SP5 with the Army National Guard.  He also retired after 35 years as a machine operator at the Willard Battery Company.  Mr. Blackmon leaves his wife of 64 years, Mary Barron Blackmon; daughters Donna Blackmon Bertram, Mindy Rogers (Walter), and Leigh Morris (Ric), all of Covington; son Mark Blackmon (Karen) of Erin; sisters Lois Russell and Carolyn Poole, both of Covington, and Linda Core of Atlanta; brother Joe Wayne Blackmon of New Jersey; grandchildren Missy Smith (Kim), Stacy Baggett (Randy), Seth Blackmon (Heather), Clint Rogers (Jerica), Nathan Rogers (Elizabeth), Justine Turner (Brett), Jessica Erwin (Cody), and Jake Morris; and great-grandchildren Briana, Grace (Brennan), Drew, Logan, Lilly, Eli, Nora, Aaron, Sadie, Finn, Bailey, and Ethan. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Blackmon.

 Visitation will be 5-8PM  Thursday, August 20, with funeral services 10AM Friday, August 21, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home.  Interment with military honors will follow in R. H. Munford Cemetery in Covington.

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August 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Funeral Service
August 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

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