Harold Sanford Blankenship

Born: Mon., Mar. 26, 1923
Died: Thu., Jul. 27, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 29, 2017
Location: Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Jul. 30, 2017
Location: Oak Grove Baptist Church

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Mr. Harold Sanford Blankenship, 94, passed away on the morning of July 27, 2017. Mr. Blankenship was the owner of Blankenship Motors and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for 25 years, was on the Executive Board for many years, and was the Sunday School Superintendent. 

Mr. Blankenship is survived by his wife, Mildred Jobe Blankenship of Covington; his daughters, Sandra (Mike) Howard of Covington and Carol Blankenship of Covington; his brother, Bill Blankenship of Germantown; three grandchildren, Kelli (Justus) Cousar of Covington, Ryan Howard of Covington, and Joel (McKenzie) Howard of Covington; and his great-grandchildren, Brinley, Kalynn, Koen, Anna Reese, Hartley, and Chandler. Mr. Blankenship was preceded in death by his siblings, O. T. Blankenship and Bettye Jane Walker; by his niece, Teresa Walker Wilson; and by his parents, Otis Hartley and Frances Owen Blankenship. 

Visitation for Mr. Blankenship will be 5-8PM Saturday, July 29, at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home.  Funeral services officiated by Revs. Fred Stubbs and Gary Stafford will be 3PM Sunday, July 30, at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens

The family requests donations in lieu of flowers be sent to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), West Tennessee Chapter, 506 Halle Park Drive, Suite 101, Collierville, TN  38017.  "Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat Type 1 Diabetes and its complications."

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Edward and Ruby Cooper
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
So sorry for the lose of Sandford Blankenship he was a good friend prayers for family

Dennis Abernathy
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Dennis, Madeline .

Alfred Owen
   Posted Sat July 29, 2017

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Donny Owen and Paula Basden.

With heartfelt sympathy.

Jackson Family
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
Isaiah 25:8

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