Rev. Joseph Everett Blankenship
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Joe E. Blankenship, 60, To Be Buried Sunday

CARROLLTON, Texas, Sep 11. - Funeral services for Joe E. Blankenship, 60, Dallas County Employee who died Friday as he worked on a highway near Coppell, will be held at the Farmers Branch Baptist Church at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Burial  will be at the Farmers Branch Cemetery. The Rev. T. J. Ramsey will officiate.
Blankenship is survived by his wife, three sons, three daughters, his mother, a sister, brother, eighteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild

The Dallas Morning News - September 12, 1943
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


BLANKENSHIP - Joe E., age 60, died Friday. Survived by wife, Mrs. Sarah Lancaster, Farmers Branch; three sons. Everett and John Lancaster, Farmers Branch; Donald Lancaster, Houston; three daughters Mrs. Bernice Reed, Houston; Mrs.. Lottie May Burdin, Mrs. Frankie Dycus, Farmers Branch; mother, Mrs. W. ED. Gossett; sister, Mrs. Sam Tracy; brother, Lucius Blankenship; eighteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Services Sunday 4 p.m. Farmers Branch Baptist Church. Rev. T. . Ramsey officiating. Pallbearers; Lee Marion, Raymond, Elmer, Ray and Homer Tracy. interment Farmers Branch Cemetery. Arrangements Rhoton Funeral Home, Carrollton, Texas. Phone 137

The Dallas Morning News - September 12, 1943
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams



Joe Everett Blankenship, 61, Farmers Branch employee of the County Road and Bridge District 1, died of a heart attack Friday afternoon while working on a right-of-way fence on the Belt Line Road near Coppell.
Blankenship had just returned from getting a pail of water, Charley Miles road foreman, said. He walked over to where he and others were digging post holes, Miles said, and suddenly fell forward on his face, dead.

The Carrollton Chronicle - September 17, 1943
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


MAMA - SARAH A. - Mar 28, 1885 - Feb 11 1970
PAPA - REV JOE - May 17, 1882 - Sep 10, 1943

Keenan Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas


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