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Benjamin Berl Blankenship
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1923
Chilton County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 2012

BLANKENSHIP, BENJAMIN BERL "BB" "PAPA" age 88, of Bessemer, AL, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012. He was a member of Arnolds Chapel United Methodist Church, retired from U.S. Steel, and served with the U.S. Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Violet Blankenship; parents, Pinky and Grover Blankenship; brothers, J.C. and Johnny Blankenship; special mother in law, Granny Baugh, and his step sons, Butch and Robert Fowler. He is survived by his wife, Betty Blankenship; his daughter, Terri (Bobby) Mason; grandsons, Bo and O.J. (Stacy); his son, Ricky (Tonya) Klinner; granddaughters, Brandi, Holli (Matt); step daughters, Debbie (Alan) Thompson, Sylinda (Gene) Hawkins, Rhonda (Terry) Guy, Cathy (Bill) Clayton, Regina (Danny) Sims, Wanda Fowler, Barbara Goodwin and Eleanor Startley; step sons, Mark (Amy) Fowler, Keith (Sonya) Fowler, and Darryl (Lisa) Fowler; eighteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren; brothers, Gilbert and Roy Blankenship and a host of family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Arnolds Chapel United Methodist Church Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. with visitation from 5:00 p.m. until service time. Graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Arnolds Chapel Cemetery. >
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Grover Blankenship (1888 - 1975)
  Arie Pinkie Hawkins Blankenship (1891 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Violet Oline Lewis Blankenship (1920 - 1993)
 
 Siblings:
  John Allen Blankenship (1914 - 1974)*
  Jay Cee Blankenship (1917 - 1991)*
  Benjamin Berl Blankenship (1923 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arnolds Chapel United Methodist Cemetery
Bessemer
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Edith Blankenship
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
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Benjamin Berl Blankenship
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Benjamin Berl Blankenship
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