Jolene <I>Bagwell</I> Blankenship

Jolene Bagwell Blankenship

Birth
Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 6 Jan 2016 (aged 75)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 170471588 · View Source
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COLORADO CITY RECORD
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016

Jolene J. Blankenship, 75, Colorado City went to be with her lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 with her family by her side in the Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

Jolene was born on January 21, 1940 in Wewoka Oklahoma to the late Morris and Violet Fox Bagwell.

Shortly after graduating high school Jolene married the love of her life Tex Blankenship on April 19,1958 who preceded her in death May 16,2015. Jolene was a woman who loved her community and loved her church as well as her family. When not doing things with her children or grandchildren she would often times be seen doing many volunteer activities for the First Baptist Church in Colorado City, of which she was a member for many years. She was a member of the food committee, helped with the church puppet show and would lend a helping hand with the Angel Tree and Samaritan Hospitality House. She had a love for the open road and the wind blowing through her hair as she rode her motorcycle with her friends and family.

Jolene is survived by her children Leisa Dawson of Colorado City and Rod Blankenship of Christoval as well as by her grandchildren; Misty Richard and husband Willie, Krystal Martinez and husband Marcelo, Bryan Blankenship and wife Amber, Rodney Blankenship Jr., Autumn Martin and fiancé Antonio Estrada,Ariel McGuire and husband Robert, Kamron Martin and wife Maegan, and Alex Blankenship. Also surviving are her 13 great-grandchildren and 2 that are on their way.

She is proceeded in death by her loving husband of 57 years Tex Blankenship. A grandson,Reno James Martin and two great angels in waiting who greeted her upon her arrival.

A memorial service for Jolene will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10 am at the First Baptist Church of Colorado City with the Rev. Jerry Shields officiating. There will be a visitation for Jolene held on Friday January 8, 2016 from 6-8 pm at the Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Beth
  • Added: 23 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170471588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jolene Bagwell Blankenship (21 Jan 1940–6 Jan 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170471588, citing Colorado City Cemetery, Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Beth (contributor 46910696) .