Annie Mildred Jobe Blankenship, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the age of 96 years old. She was born on February 10, 1926 in Covington, TN to the late Robert and Margaret Jobe. She was a life long Member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Mildred was banker for 44 years at First State Bank.
Mrs. Blankenship is preceded in death by her husband, HS Blankenship and her siblings; Emmet Jobe, Emory Jobe, Elizabeth J. Roberts, Ruby J. Kitchens, and Doris J. Channell.
She is survived by her daughters Sandra B. Howard (Michael) and Carol F. Blankenship, her brother, Morris Jobe, her brother in law, William L. Blankenship , three grandchildren, Kelli (Justus) Cousar, Ryan Howard(Jessica), and Joel (McKenzie) Howard ; and her great-grandchildren, Brinley, Kalynn, Koen, Anna Reese, Hartley, Chandler and Holt.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 11:00am to 1:00pm with a service to follow at 1:00pm officiated by Rev. Andy Nolen and Rev. Gary Stafford at the graveside service. Graveside services will be at Covington Memorial Gardens following the funeral service.
The family requests donations in lieu of flowers be sent to Oak Grove Baptist Church or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Tennessee Chapter, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite 415 Brentwood , TN 37027. "Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat Type 1 Diabetes and its complications."