|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1911|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2008|
Services for Chiquita "Skeet" Blankenship, 96, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at Craddock Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Brantley officiating, Interment will be at Crinerville Cemetery.
Born on August 13, 1911 in Brock, to John and Effie Baker Godfrey, she passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008 in Ardmore.
She married Robert Blankenship on Dec. 16, 1933 at Marsden. He preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1966. She was also preceded in death by he parents, a twin sister, Juanita Godfrey 3-years-of-age, sister, Myrtle Richardson, son-in-law, Bill Beane, and life long friend, Ethel Ellis.
She was a cook at Plainview School for many years before going to work at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Ardmore, where she retired. She was a member of Brock Baptist Church for 58 years.
Skeet enjoyed life to the fullest, working in her yard, gardening, and keeping the family stocked with plenty of canned vegetables. She took great pride in her grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed attending their sporting events. Her strength and straight forward personality will be greatly missed.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Beane and Dana Trueblood and husband, Chris, all of Ardmore; five grandchildren, Tammy Burns and husband, Jeff, Madill, Ricky Beane and wife, Teri, and Brad Beane, all Ardmore, Robin Dillon, Ringling and Christi Swanson and husband, Lance, Ardmore, 10 great grandchildren, Josh, Brandon and Jarod Beane, Ardmore, Shiann and Tucker Burns, Madill, Logan and Jackson Dillon, Ringling and Carter, Landry and Cal Swanson. Ardmore.
Bearers are Ricky and Brad Beane, Jeff Burns, Lance Swanson, Mike Fincher and Lester Greathouse.
The Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. today
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Feb 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24523538
Skeet, I still miss you. You were the greatest Lady! Thanks for telling me how to make good cornbread dressing. I will see you someday Love you,|
Marcella R. (Whitson) Smith
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