Tex J Blankenship

Tex J Blankenship

Birth
Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 May 2015 (aged 77)
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Burial Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 170471677 · View Source
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COLORADO CITY RECORD
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015

Mr. Tex Blankenship, age 77, of Colorado City, died Saturday evening in an Abilene hospital.

As per his request, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in the First Baptist Church in Colorado City, with Dr. Jerry Shields officiating. Kiker-Seale Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tex was born December 8, 1937 in Wewoka, Oklahoma to Aaron and Viola Beatrice Adams Blankenship and had been a resident of Colorado City for the past 50 years. He married Jolene Bagwell on April 19, 1958 in Wewoka, Oklahoma. He worked for Atlantic Richfield Oil & Gas for 38 years as a pumper and roustabout. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Colorado City and a 38 year member of the Colorado City Volunteer Fire Dept.

He is survived by his wife Jolene Blankenship of Colorado City, a daughter; Leisa Dawson of Colorado City; a son Rod Blankenship of Cristoval; a brother, Alvis and wife, Beverly Blankenship of Lawn, Texas; 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Charles Blankenship and a grandson, Reno Martin.

The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.


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  • Created by: Beth
  • Added: 23 Sep 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 170471677
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tex J Blankenship (8 Dec 1937–16 May 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 170471677, citing Colorado City Cemetery, Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Beth (contributor 46910696) .