Archive - Dec 4, 2012
Velda Mae Blackburn, 88, of Springfield passed away Dec. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Velda was born May 7, 1924 in Moreland to Harrison McKnight and Myrtle Parker.Â She lived her lifetime in Bingham County, graduating from Moreland High School.Â
On Dec. 23, 1942 Velda married Quinton Blackburn in Blackfoot.Â Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Â Together they had seven sons, Terrell, Brent, Kevin, Varon, Chad, Parker and Joel.
The Snake River Community Orchestra will present its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Snake River High School auditorium.
The concert will spotlight three soloists as they perform concertos by Vivaldi, Haydn and Mozart. Saint-Saens's "Dance Bacchanale" from Samson and Dalila, and well-loved Christmas music will complete the evening program. The support and dedication to the orchestra are appreciated. Arlene Osborn printed fliers and programs for the orchestra's season performances.