Karen Clarke Blackburn



Karen Clarke Blackburn, 61, of Wilmington, NC passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 after battling Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Memorial Services will be held Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2017 at 3 o’clock in Parks Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Tuesday evening at Parks Funeral Home from 6 – 8 o’clock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SPCA of your choice. Colorful and casual attire, instead of black, is welcomed to reflect Karen’s unique personality.

Karen was born March 15, 1956 in Alamogardo, NM, a daughter of the late Theodore W. Clarke and Gwendolyn Clarke Perritt. She was a retired LPN.

Karen is survived by her two daughters, Courtney Rhodes of Aiken, SC, Heather Black of Leland, NC; her mother, Gwen Clarke Perritt of Summerville, SC; her sister, Becky George of Florence, SC; 3 grandchildren, Taylor, Hannah and Jaxon; her niece, Abby George and her nephew, Josh George.

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.