Thomasville Times Enterprise

November 25, 2013

Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Blackmon


THOMASVILLE — Mary Elizabeth (Betsy) Blackmon passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the daughter of Dr. John A. Blackmon (Thomasville, Georgia) and Patricia L. Clem (Corpus Christi). She was the stepdaughter of Dorian T. Blackmon and Jackson G. Shores, Jr., and granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben A. Blackmon and Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Clem. Betsy was born on May 24, 1975 in Durham, North Carolina. She attended Indian Springs School (Birmingham, Alabama) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She was employed most recently with several energy companies, and was involved with acquiring land for oil and gas exploration. Betsy was a great lover of animals and rescued many homeless dogs. She is survived by her parents, stepparents, brother John A. Blackmon, II (Birmingham, Alabama), an uncle, two nieces and three cousins. A private service will be held at a later date. Guest may sign the online register at — Allen & Allen Funeral Home