- Pamplin Media
- Central Oregonian - Features
bie Sue Blackwell, a Prineville resident, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007 at Pioneer Memorial Hospital.
She was 70 years old.
A public visitation was held on Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at Prineville Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007 at the Prineville Church of Christ.
Ministers Mike Reeves, and Alan Hill officiated.
Graveside services followed at Juniper Haven Cemetery with a fellowship luncheon at the Prineville Elks Lodge afterward.
Bobbie Sue was born in Pickens, Okla., on July 8, 1937 to Theodore and Edith (Williams) Craddock.
In June of 1948 she moved to Prineville, then to Monument in 1949, where she was a cheerleader, then back to Prineville in 1950.
She attended Monument High School and Crook County High School.
She married Lakesworth "Bullet" Blackwell on January 31, 1957 in Stevenson, Wash. And she lived in Prineville ever since.
She was a member of the Church of Christ of Prineville, enjoyed attending their Wednesday morning Ladies class.
Bobbie Sue enjoyed being a mother and homemaker as she raised her four children. She loved gardening, raising flowers, vegetables and strawberries and canning her garden produce. She also enjoyed making doll clothes and doll houses for her granddaughter, playing Bingo, walking, and all kinds of music.
Later in life she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Bobbie Sue is survived by: her daughters Debbie Sue and her husband Daryl Owens, and Jackie Sheffield all of Prineville and Kathy Shoemaker of Springfield, Ore.; brother Kenneth Craddock of Prineville, Ore., and Ted Craddock Jr. of LaGrande, Ore.
Other survivors are 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in Bend on Jan. 17, 2001, one son, Greg Blackwell, in 1989 of Prineville and one brother.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.