Eugenia Renee Blackburn, 43, of Welch passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston following a long illness.
Born December 17, 1975 in Welch she was the daughter of Linda Blackburn Rakes and Ted Rakes of Welch. She was a graduate of Pineville High School, and was of the Pentecostal Holiness Faith.
She was preceded in death by a brother David Blackburn.
In addition to her parents she is survived by a son, Austin Galyean and companion Savannah of Mountain City, TN; two sisters, Dreama Reed and husband Andy of Coal City, and Lisa Blackburn of Welch; two step sisters, Sandy Rakes and Sonya Rakes both of Christiansburg, VA; a grandson, Mason Galyean; and aunts and uncles, and a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday, November 27 at 1 p.m. at the Ark of Safety in Roderfield with the Rev. Danny Blackburn officiating.
The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is assisting the family.