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Lori Ann Blackburn

Lori Ann Blackburn

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Lori Ann (Napier) Blackburn, 57, of Sparta, IL; born on January 18, 1967 in Red Bud, IL, the daughter of Glenn and Marilyn (Zanders) Napier; passed away on Monday, June 17, 2024 at BJC-Barnes Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO.

Lori enjoyed going on long walks and traveling to different beach destinations.  She was also fond of painting and doing many different types of arts & crafts.  Lori loved spending time with her grandbabies.  She also liked listening to Alan Jackson and shopping with her daughters.

Lori is survived by three children – Megan (Justin) Hanna of Sparta, IL, Michaela Blackburn of Highland, IL, and Cody Blackburn of Troy, IL; two grandchildren – Emmy and Lane Hanna; one sister – Linda (Dave) Bartlett of Highland, IL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Fund.

The Visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta on Friday, June 21, 2024 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Hahn officiating.  Committal Services will be held at Baldwin Cemetery in Baldwin, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Jim weir says:

    So sorry to hear the news. She was a super nice person. My condolences to her family.

  2. Cathy Brown says:

    Megan, Michaela and Cody your mom’s service was absolutely beautiful today. She had alot of family and friends there and all the flowers were beautiful. She would be so proud of you! I am going to miss my sweet friend but we made memories that last forever. I’m always here for you
    Love and hugs. Cathy
    Justin you’re the BEST ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  3. Roberta Jane Clair says:

    My sincere condolences to Lori’s entire family. She will be missed by so many. May memerories of her kindness give you peace. God’s blessings.

  4. cindy poettker says:

    So sorry for the families loss she was a wonderful kind person!! I will cherish the things that she had made me so talented!!! Words can not explain what a great person she was ❤️

    • Richard M Sommer says:

      My deapest sympathy to family . Lori will be misst .
      So sorry to hear this .
      Many fond memories of us as kids .

  5. Judy Holliday Long says:

    Our condolences to your family
    Such a kind and creative lady who brought great joy and talent to the Holliday Flowers team in Memphis.

  6. Denise Rodenberg says:

    One of the sweetest and nicest people you would have ever met. I love her crafts that I have. Always greeted me when I would see her. My sympathy to the family on their loss.

  7. Barbara and John Sahrhage says:

    Glenn,Marylyn, Linda sorry for the loss of Lori. You are in our prayers.

  8. Donna Hart-Miller says:

    My condolences to Marilyn & Glen, Linda, Megan, Michaela, & Cody, and the grandchildren. Lori was always such a bright spot in the family, a beautiful and kind person. May the Lord give all of you peace.

  9. Kim Gray says:

    Sending my deepest condolences to Megan, Michaela, Cody, the grand-babies and the rest of the family. I met Lori at Highland Hope church mini years ago. She was an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer at the Vacation Bible school program! She will be missed.

  10. Laura Glenn says:

    My deepest condolences to Lori’s family and friends. She was such a sweet and talented person. She will be missed by many. Enjoy those margs in heaven hun.

    • Holly Bell says:

      Lori was an amazing person. I was blessed to know her and have her in my life. She helped so many people and touched everyone’s heart, especially mine. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️

  11. Iris Davis says:

    Marilyn & Glen and the rest of Lori’s family I am so sorry to hear of your loss … Sending prayers to all of you 🙏

  12. Geraldine Stolte says:

    This is such horrible news of Lori‘s passing. My heart goes out to the family that is left behind. She was such a wonderful, sweet lady and I’m so glad she got to enjoy her twin grandbabies. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you As you grieve The loss of this special lady.

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  1. This is such horrible news of Lori‘s passing. My heart goes out to the family that is left behind. She was such a wonderful, sweet lady and I’m so glad she got to enjoy her twin grandbabies. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you As you grieve The loss of this special lady.

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  2. Marilyn & Glen and the rest of Lori’s family I am so sorry to hear of your loss … Sending prayers to all of you 🙏

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  3. My deepest condolences to Lori’s family and friends. She was such a sweet and talented person. She will be missed by many. Enjoy those margs in heaven hun.

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    • Lori was an amazing person. I was blessed to know her and have her in my life. She helped so many people and touched everyone’s heart, especially mine. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️

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  4. Sending my deepest condolences to Megan, Michaela, Cody, the grand-babies and the rest of the family. I met Lori at Highland Hope church mini years ago. She was an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer at the Vacation Bible school program! She will be missed.

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  5. My condolences to Marilyn & Glen, Linda, Megan, Michaela, & Cody, and the grandchildren. Lori was always such a bright spot in the family, a beautiful and kind person. May the Lord give all of you peace.

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  6. Glenn,Marylyn, Linda sorry for the loss of Lori. You are in our prayers.

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  7. One of the sweetest and nicest people you would have ever met. I love her crafts that I have. Always greeted me when I would see her. My sympathy to the family on their loss.

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  8. Our condolences to your family
    Such a kind and creative lady who brought great joy and talent to the Holliday Flowers team in Memphis.

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  9. So sorry for the families loss she was a wonderful kind person!! I will cherish the things that she had made me so talented!!! Words can not explain what a great person she was ❤️

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    • My deapest sympathy to family . Lori will be misst .
      So sorry to hear this .
      Many fond memories of us as kids .

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  10. My sincere condolences to Lori’s entire family. She will be missed by so many. May memerories of her kindness give you peace. God’s blessings.

    Reply
  11. Megan, Michaela and Cody your mom’s service was absolutely beautiful today. She had alot of family and friends there and all the flowers were beautiful. She would be so proud of you! I am going to miss my sweet friend but we made memories that last forever. I’m always here for you
    Love and hugs. Cathy
    Justin you’re the BEST ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  12. So sorry to hear the news. She was a super nice person. My condolences to her family.

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