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We are Vernal's choice
Mortuary for funeral services.

At Blackburn Vernal Mortuary and Cremation Care, we help families who are faced with the loss of a loved one. Whether choosing a traditional funeral or a creative ceremony, we will work hand-in-hand with you to plan and conduct a personalized memorial event that reflects your values and honors the story of a lifetime. #Blackburn #FuneralService  #CremationCare  #VernalFuneral #VernalMortuary

All services are backed by our exclusive Blackburn Family Promise

  • Respect for your budget
  • 24 hour access to our team
  • Superior preparation of the deceased
  • Care for your guests
  • Traditional or innovative - your choice
  • Flawlessly conducted event
  • Value the experience... guaranteed
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If you've experienced a loss, or are planning in advance, we are here for your each step of the way. Planning a funeral is an emotional and sometimes overwhelming thing and having the right information can make things easier.

It is our mission to serve families in their time of need and welcome any questions you have.



Every life is unique, and every service should be as well. We invite you to learn more about our services.




Grief is a journey that is not meant to be traveled alone. The information we provide can help others find hope and healing.




Make decisions now that give your and your family peace of mind.




Express your sympathy with fresh flowers, hard-delivered by a local florist before the funeral.



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What Our Families Are Saying

Thank you so much for your service. Thank you for giving Ronnie a Peaceful look, it really helped me COPE! Thank you for stepping up and conducting the Funeral services. Mostly thank you for dealing with my chaos, I couldn't seem to get a good grip and you were so kind.

Angie Mackay March 3, 2021

Thanks Mitch, for a wonderful job with my mom everything was very professional and well done. Thank you.

The Blandford Family February 5, 2021

You are unbelievable! So caring and thoughtful. It meant so much. Mom was beautiful.

Rob, Brenda &, Alisa Fairchild Family February 1, 2021

Mitch, TyAnn, and Family; a sincere thank you for all your support during the incredibly difficult time surrounding the burial process. From start to finish the Blackburns were available every step of the way, including providing important paperwork required for various notifications. Mitch, TyAnn, and Family were dedicated to the process and made it a quality experience. Thank you! Sincerely, Ray and Family.

Ray Nestler December 13, 2020

Thank you, Mitch for all of your kindness and support at our time of loss.

Tom & Colleen Lawson, Mike & Teresa Davis, Tereme & Cheryle Wilcox, Troy & Gayla Lopez November 13, 2020

Just want to thank you for the extra you went to for me. It's always a comfort to know that compassionate people are there when needed.

Judy Chambley September 15, 2020

Mitch, Thank you so much for all you did and all you have sone in the past. It means so much to us. No words could ever express how grateful we are to have you and TyAnn in our lives.

The Hemphill's (Shawn Hemphill service) July 29, 2020

Dear Mitch, & family, Thank you so much for making our families time of grief more bearable. You handled everything in such a professional manner. You helped to make everything run so smooth. I wanted you to know how beautiful your facility is and there was such a beautiful peace felt there. I personality what to thank you for your kindness in allowing me the time to come and spend some time holding my grandson Baby Rooks Daley. It provided me with much peace, comfort and closure, otherwise I feel it would have been something I would have always wished I could have had the opportunity to do. Your kindness to me & our whole family will always be remembered.

Ellen Daley June 18, 2020

Thank you, for helping with our Mother.

Doloris Manning & Mary Garcia May 31, 2020

Mitch and Family, you work so hard 24/7 and deal with folks at their worst times. How strong and patience you all were. Thank you so much for being these for me and my family over and over. I appreciate your love and kindness. I will never forget.

Paula Breitenbach March 21, 2020

Mitch & Family Thank you so much, your caring and thoughtfulness made Ferris passing not quite so painful. Being there is so important to our family.

Sandy Murray and Family February 10, 2020

Mitch & TyAnn, Thank you for all of your love and support during my mothers passing. We are so pleased with everything. We love you both.

Lisa Henderson December 27, 2019

In a time when I was unable to deal with anything, Mitch Blackburn came to my rescue . He handle everything more then what the service detailed . I am so very sorry . Thank you for all that you have done and put up with the service was beautiful, truly beautiful

Diana Wymer November 7, 2019

Bishop & Funeral Director Blackburn, Thanks so much for your wonderful service given to the George Johnson family. We couldn't have been more happy.

Ed & Marcia Johnson September 27, 2019

Dear Bishop and Sister Blackburn, How can we ever Thank you and your wonderful family for all the loving care you gave our mother! Thank you is not enough. Love,

Jane Kessler, John Putt, Sue Adams, Joyce Karren, Donald Putt Carol Raymond, Marcia Jolley July 17, 2019

Thank you so much for making Carlyle's funeral so nice and easy.

Helen Rollins May 10, 2019

Mitch & Boys, Thank you so much for your compassion and thoughtfulness to our family. We appreciate the hard work and dedication to make this hard time in our lives turn out perfect.

The Wayde Jenkins Family April 8, 2019

How can I say thank you but through words and tell others how we were pleased with all the effort you put into helping us have a beautiful funeral. My mother looked so nice, the casket special, the pins added touch. and all the extra efforts to get the program right, travel to Delta & gravesite. Thank you again!

Viola & Raldon Dansie March 25, 2019

Thank you for making Kay's funeral so special. You made Kay look so peaceful in his silver casket. Everything you did was so organized and helpful. I send my love to all who helped you.

Labrum Family March 15, 2019

Dear Mitch, I want to thank you and your wife and family for the wonderful job you did in bringing the remains of my parents all the way across the country to rest here in Vernal, Utah. Your compassion, understanding and professionalism were a great comfort to me and I will always appreciate the great labor you and your family performed to accomplish this desire of mine. Thank you so very much.

Astrid Vander Heyden December 19, 2018

Dear Blackburn family, Thank you for all you did for our mom. We appreciate the extra time you allowed us so we could have her funeral on her birthday. She looked wonderful. We all noticed your work, kindness and compassion. Again Thank you

Wendy Karren, Marcie & Marry Wilkins November 5, 2018

The team at Blackburn & Sons Vernal Mortuary has been an outstanding resource in helping me achieve some important funeral pre-planning. Mitch has made this delicate process a positive experience. Thank you for your professional services, dedicated help, and excellent suggestions.

Ray Nestler February 25, 2018

Thank you so much for taking care of my mother, for traveling to Salt Lake and bringing her home. She looked beautiful and at peace. Thank you and your family for everything.

JannaRae Butler February 23, 2018

Thank you so much for all the wonderful help and professionalism with Mom's Funeral! Everything was so nice.

Mckeachnie Family January 5, 2018

I wanted to thank you for your compassion and service fro Verla's Family and the planning of her funeral. At a time when things were difficult. You have certainly set a high standard for others. May the Lord Bless you and your Family

Becky Williams August 5, 2017

Thank you so much for taking such wonderful care of my dad and me. Your work is the best around! May God bless you richly.

Tina Eckoff July 10, 2017

Thank you so much for the beautiful and tender way you handled Dad's funeral, and for the sweet compassion towards Mom. You guys did an awesome job

Robert Berrett March 30, 2017

I just wanted to thank you again for the kind and compassionate way you took care of my family after the passing of Roy

Couey Family March 15, 2017

Thank You for being so caring, helpful, and so attentive to our needs at a sad time. You are so appreciated.

DeCol Family February 24, 2017

This is a short note to tell you how much help the two of you were and what a great service it was for Mike. We all appreciated the knowledge and the kindness shown to us. you're the best!

Karren Hacking February 8, 2017

We wanted to let you know that we appreciate all you have done for our family the last week. We are thankful for the great care in handling Lynn. Your family is pretty amazing with your jobs!

Justin & Christy Angus January 30, 2017

Mom looked so BEAUTIFUL! You really do an amazing job Mitch. Thank you for being so respectful not only to us, but to mom's body. We greatly appreciate the kind, gental, loving care you showed her.

Denice and Chew Family August 5, 2016

On behalf of our family we want to thank you for your dedication and genuine compassion during our dad's recent passing with such a wonderful service and meeting our needs too. We appreciate all you did to make sure Dad's service was very special and memorable. Everything went smoothly and allowed the family less stress and pay special tribute to him. Again we are truly grateful for your generosity & professionalism. Dad's Service was everything.

Ron Edrington Family July 6, 2015

Dear Mitch, I am so grateful for all you did to make such a difficult experience easier. That was my first time having someone so close to me die. I still can't believe how good my dad looked! Thank you, thank you, thank you. God bless you in all you do.

Julie Stringfellow February 15, 2015