|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1928|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2007|
Emma Jean Blankenship
PORT ARTHUR -Emma Jean Blankenship, 78, of Port Arthur passed away Sunday, February 4, 2007, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont surrounded by her loving family.
Services will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2007, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur with Rev. John Sullens officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches. A gathering of friends and family will take place from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 6, 2007, at the funeral home. Jean was born on December 11, 1928, in Mountain View Arkansas one of thirteen children born to Georgia Storey Lancaster and Russell Lancaster. She and her husband Wayne Blankenship moved here from Monroe, Louisiana in 1950 and have resided in the Port Acres and Port Arthur area ever since. Jean was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist and Procter Baptist Church for many years. She devoted her life to her church and family and she will be missed by each of them.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-one years, Wayne Blankenship; son, Mike Blankenship and his wife Sandy of Port Arthur; daughter, Kathy Havens and husband Robert of Fannett; brother, Harold Lancaster of Mountain View; sisters, Patty Tubbs, Ann Alexander, Sharon Long, Janet Nesbitt all of Mountain View, Karen Sue Pearce of Batesville, Arkansas and Gay Pabst of Augusta, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Stacy Long, Michael Blankenship, Jr. and James Swaim; three great grandchildren, Jerrad, Jolea and Joshua.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers, John, Greer, Dwayne, Jerry and Buddy. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions can be made to Calvary Baptist Church at 2208 Canal, Port Arthur, TX 77640.
Russell Dink Lancaster (1903 - 1966)
Georgia Mae Storey Lancaster (1909 - 1986)
John Dink Lancaster (1926 - 1977)*
Emma Jean Lancaster Blankenship (1928 - 2007)
Charles Greer Lancaster (1930 - 1995)*
Buddy Maxey Lancaster (1936 - 2005)*
Jerry Lynn Lancaster (1947 - 1988)*
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
Created by: td
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60041671
May the blessings of Heaven be yours Emma|
Added: Dec. 22, 2012