Gary Blankenship

Gary Blankenship

Tuesday, May 14th, 1963 - Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Gary Blankenship, Sr., 55, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Sparks Medical Center in Ft. Smith. He was born May 14, 1963, in Danville and was a retired truck driver.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Elizabeth.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Blankenship; 3 sons, Gary Blankenship II, Ray Milligan, and James Laymon; 3 daughters, Crystal Pitts, Tasha and husband Ronnie Nichols, and Amanda Contreras; 17 grandchildren; brother, Timothy Bradford and wife Amy; and a sister, Terri and husband David Bearden.
Funeral services are 3:00 PM, Saturday, March 16, at West Mt. Zion Church in Hartman with Paul Bowden officiating. Burial will follow in West Mt. Zion Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.
Pallbearers are Tony Clark, Jr., Michael Mullen, Jason Ewing, Braylon Nichols, Carlito Marcellino-Pitts, and Ronnie Nichols. Honorary pallbearers are grandkids, John Ewing, Bill Ewing, and James Laymon.
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Posted at 04:27pm
My sincere condolences fo the loss of your loved one. Find comfort in knowing that God shares your sorrow and wants to be a refuge for you during this difficult time. Psalm 46:1

Milton Campbell

Posted at 01:43pm
The passing of a dear loved one, is a difficult experience for family members. Sorry for your loss. It is through the privilege of prayer, that a bereaved family can experience God's love and comfort in the most intimate way. May the family find comfort as you pour out your hearts in prayer to Jehovah, the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. He invites you all to throw your burdens on him and he will sustain you in this time of grief. 2 Corinthians 13, 4; Psalms 55:22.

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