Please pray for the family of the Rev. Gary Blackmon, who passed away Aug. 8 in Harrison, Arkansas. Blackmon first served Little Rock and North Arkansas annual conferences from 1987 to 1999. He served the Rocky Mountain Conference from 1999 to 2000, and transferred his membership to the conference in 2000. Blackmon had been on disability since 2002. View his obituary online. A service was held Aug. 12 at Hillcrest Home Chapel in Arkansas.