Friday, November 20, 2009

Lois Kathleen Fox, 81, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark.

She was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Waseca, Minn., the daughter of Clarence and Amy Ada (Ruddick) Roney. She was united in marriage to Cleo Blankinship, and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death as well as her other two husbands, Ralph Rainwater and William Fox. Others preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include: one daughter, Kathryn Williams, of Rogers, Ark.; two sons, Thomas Blankinship, of Nelson, and David Blankinship and his wife, Melissa, of Grain Valley; one brother, Robert Roney, of the state of Washington; two sisters, Mary Vandiver, of the state of Oklahoma, and Betty Cameron, of the state of Washington; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Minnesota. She resided in the state of Washington several years, moving to Rogers, Ark., 20 years ago. She was a motel housekeeper several years at JanLin in Rogers, Ark.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, in Clio Cemetery, Jenkins, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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