Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow directly after visitation. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Double Springs.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, Ed Blackston; mother, Virgie Blackston, brothers, Claude, Hubert and Sheb Blackston; sister, Lucy Culverson.
He is survived by his wife Helen Blackston; step daughters, Pat Hall (Sonny) and Bobbie Jo Perry (Daryl); step son, Johnny Hartley; sisters, Mertie Gurganus, Lois Hall (Spot) and Mary Ruth Cain; brother-in-law, Carlos Culverson; two step grandchildren; and five step great grandchildren.