James Thomas Blackard

July 26, 1927 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 91)


James Thomas Blackard, age 91, died June 21, 2019. He was a member of the Palm Street Church of Christ and a veteran of the US Army. Preceding in death are his mother Elizabeth Blackard; sisters, June Blackard and Erma Faye Bizzell; a son Charles Thomas Franks and a daughter Carol Ann Scott.  He is survived by his wife Emil; son Craig (Pam) Blackard; daughters, Peggy (Eleck) Bewley and Mary Moore; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren

The family and friends visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 24 at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Palm St Church of Christ with burial to follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online guest book,


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June 24, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Home Chapel
207 East 2nd St
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

Funeral Service
June 25, 2019

10:00 AM
Palm St Church of Christ
Palm St
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

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