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Maya Michelle Blackman

Friday, December 16, 2005

Oct. 14, 2005--Dec. 14, 2005

PALISADE -- Maya Michelle Blackman, infant, died Wednesday (Dec. 14, 2005).

She was born Oct. 14, 2005, in North Platte to Jared Carson and Missy Michelle (Vrbas) Blackman.

She was preceded in death by maternal great-grandfathers, Van Peterson and Donald Vrbas, and an uncle, Luke Blackman.

Survivors include her parents, Jared and Missy Blackman of Palisade; a brothers, Luke Carson; twin brother, Matthew Jared; one sister, Kenna Ward; grandparents, Jerry and Tami Vrbas of Palisade and Carson and Jennifer Blackman of Roscoe; great-grandparents, Elaine Peterson of Palisade, Mary Lou Vrbas of Culbertson, Joyce and Dave Mickelson of Elk River, Minn., and J.C. "Bud" and Cena Graves of Ogallala; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Hamlet Union Church with the Rev. Marshal Ericson officiating. Interment will be in the Palisade Cemetery.

Visitation will be today, 3-7 p.m., at the Hamlet Union Church.

Friends may sign her book at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook or leave condolences at www.carpenterbreland.com.

Memorials are being accepted in her name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.