Patricia “Terri” Blankenship

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Patricia “Terri” Blankenship, 74, of Wheaton, passed away Nov. 5, 2017.

She was born Oct. 13, 1943, to Claud and Alta (Shaffer) Taylor in Covington, Okla.

She married her first husband, Marvin Jones in Dodge City, Kan., on April 30, 1959. To this marriage two daughters were born, Sasha “Lynne” and Rebecca Ann. After their divoce she later married her second husband, Jimmy Blankenship. She worked at Granby Manufacturing, Teledyne and later Talbot Industries until her health declined. She had attended Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim Blankenship; infant daughter, Rebecca Ann Jones and two brothers, Kenneth and Harry, Jr.

Survivors include: her daughter, Sasha “Lynne” Jones of Rocky Comfort; one grandson; three sisters, Shirley Wallace of Duncanville, Texas, Betty Hensley of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Helen Godsey of Flower Mound, Texas; and one brother, Leland Taylor of Hot Springs, Ark.

Graveside services were held Thursday at Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Frank Smith conducted the services.

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