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Obituary for Rachel Blankenship (Jackson)

Rachel Blankenship (Jackson)
Rachel J. Blankenship, 100, of Salem, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. L. Blankenship, Sr.; daughter, Gladys; and son, Larry. Left to cherish her memory are sons Garry and Sonny and wife, Mary; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great, great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the funeral home with a committal to follow at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.
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