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Mrs. Marilynn Sue Blackaby, age 83, of Jonesboro passed away September 29, 2022.


Mrs. Blackaby was a member of First Baptist Church Jonesboro. She was an enthusiastic member of the choir and was actively involved with the church’s medical missions locally and abroad. She traveled the world with her husband Henry spreading the gospel with Blackaby Ministries International.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Albert and Carrie (Rooker) Wells.


She is survived by her husband Dr. Henry Thomas Blackaby, sons Dr. Gerald Richard Blackaby and wife, Lisa, of Jonesboro, Dr. Thomas Wayne Blackaby and wife, Kim, of British Columbia, Dr. Melvin Duane Blackaby and wife, Gina, of Stockbridge, and Dr. Norman Charles Blackaby and wife, Dana, of TX, daughter Carrie Blackaby Webb and husband, Wendel, of Jonesboro, brother Dr. Melvin Wells and wife, Gloria, of TX, sister JoAnn Hopper of TX, 14 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.


Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, October 9, 2022, in the Worship Center of First Baptist Church Jonesboro with Dr. Mel Blackaby officiating. Interment will follow at Camp Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 9, 2022, prior to the service at the church.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Dr. Henry Blackaby Legacy Fund, P. O. Box 1035, Jonesboro, GA, 30237. Checks can be made to “BMI” or donations made online at Blackaby.org in Memory of Mrs. Marilynn Sue Blackaby.