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Darlene Sue Blackston

10/31/1939 - 02/12/2024

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Obituary For Darlene Sue Blackston

Darlene Sue Blackston, 84 of Lima, passed away February 12, 2024, at Lima Memorial Health System.

Sue was born October 31, 1939 in Lancaster, OH, to Isaac and Lottie (Boggs) Cordle, who preceded her in death. On October 5, 1957, she married the love of her life, Charles Delbert Blackston Sr., who preceded her in death on December 28, 2017.

Sue was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She was a wonderful cook who loved cooking for the ones she loved and she enjoyed painting. Sue had a green thumb and loved working in her garden and, most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Brenda (Late Larry) Dietrich, Charles Blackston, Jr., C. David Blackston, Christopher Blackston, Collin Blackston and Amanda (Darin) Frantz; grandchildren, Terry (Talya) Pescosolido, Carrie (Joe Berrigan) Pescosolido, Christy (David) Rose, Jordan Keith, Jared Keith, David (Heather) Blackston, Corey (Jessica) Blackston, Amber (Derrik) Balogh, Heather (Shayne) Jolliff, Kyle (Stephany) Blackston, Jesse Blackston, Charles A. H. Blackston and Angelia Blackston; 22 great-grandchildren and sister, Delores "Bucky" Rumer.

In addition to her parents and husband, Sue is preceded in death by 13 siblings.

Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, February 16, 2024 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES - EASTSIDE CHAPEL with Pastor Matthew Oliver to officiate the service. Burial will follow in Salem Westminster Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Services

16 Feb

Visitation

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
16 Feb

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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  • 02/16/2024

    Your family has our condolences. We'll keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  • 02/15/2024

    To one of the most loving grandmas who has touched so many. Her faith is pure and her heart is full!

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