Brenda "Bren" Carol Blackwell, 66, of Higden, Arkansas passed from this life on January 11, 2020 at her home. She was born on October 20, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee to Elizabeth Clifton and the late Emmett Caples. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Sugar Loaf in Higden, Arkansas.
Bren was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who loved Jesus, her church, and her sweet husband and family. She enjoyed singing, gardening, and spending time with her animals. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Bren is preceded in death by her father, Emmett Caples, parents-in-law, Earl and Camille Blackwell.
Left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband, Philip, three children; Philip Earl Blackwell, Jr., his wife, Isalys and their precious daughter, Alice Carol of Salem, Massachusetts, Derek Dalton Blackwell, of Conway, Arkansas, Brittany Carol McDougald and husband Christopher of Alexander, Arkansas, her mother, Elizabeth Clifton of College Grove, Tennessee, three sisters, Dana Brock of Franklin, Tennessee, Sherry Baker of College Grove, Tennessee, Wendy Whitley of Memphis, Tennessee, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the First Baptist Church Sugar Loaf, 557 Highway 337, Higden, Arkansas, 72067. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the church with Pastor Danny Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh-Crossroads Cemetery in Greer's Ferry, Arkansas.
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