JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Elizabeth McCONNELL (LUETY) BLANKENSHIP, 
born Dec. 1869 & died 1945 Widow of Albert Blankenship Dies 
Elizabeth M. Blankenship, 76, well known Kell resident died 
at 1 a.m. today in Salem Memorial Hospital. She was the widow 
of Albert Blankenship who died in 1940. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Wells Chapel 
Church. The body will be in state at the Osborne Funeral Home in 
Kell. Mrs. Blankenship was the daughter of Azariah and Elizabeth 
Leuty. She is survived by four daughters; Mrs. Daisy Simmons of 
Kinmundy, Lucy and Irene of Mt. Vernon and Gwendolyn of Kell; and 
five sons, Fred and William of Kell, Burrell of Shelbyville, Herman 
of Detroit, and Wink of Mt. Vernon. 

 
Submitted by: Heather Isbell



Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Thurs, Feb. 21, 1946
Submitted by; John R. Ball

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