Connie Blackman, 69, of Little York, IL, passed away at 5:20 p.m., Monday, March 22, 2021 at her home.
She was born August 30, 1951 in Carthage, IL the daughter of Merle E. and Alberta B. (Cook) Starkey. She was raised and educated in the Pittsville area and attended high school in Pittsville, IL.
Connie married Leslie Raymond Blackman in Monmouth, IL on September 17, 1971 and he survives.
Connie worked at the Monmouth Quarry beginning in 1977 as a secretary. She also served as a clerk and trustee on the Little York Cemetery Board. Connie enjoyed camping, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Timothy (Ginger) Blackman of Palm Beach, FL and Leslie “Rob” (Paula) Blackman of Lake Placid, FL; daughter, Jenny (John) Klingler of Springfield, MO; grandchildren, Tonya (Dan) Fisher of Pouisdo, WA, Trisha Blackman of Palm Beach Garden, FL, Robert (Brianna) Blackman of Monmouth, IL, Rebecka Livingston of Little York, IL, Jeremy Livingston of Morrison, IL, Jackelyn (Gabe) Golden of Galesburg, IL, Alex (Stacey) Hendrickson of Lake Placid, FL, Amanda Hendrickson of Galesburg, IL, Maisie (Butch) Crowley of Galesburg and Tyler Hendrickson of Lake Placid, FL; four great grandsons, Levi Golden of Galesburg, IL, Curtis Blackman of Monmouth, IL, Maxwell Blackman of Monmouth, IL, Xander Blackman of Monmouth, IL; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Jim Starkey, and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL. Burial will be in Little York Cemetery, Little York, IL. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., March 29, 2021 at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Little Cedar Church or the Little York Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask and social distance.
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