Funeral services for Mrs. Bettye Jean Blankenship age 75 will be held Saturday March 4 2006 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Visitation will be Friday March 3 2006 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home. Mrs. Blankenship a homemaker died Thursday March 2 2006 at her residence in Humboldt following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Blankenship was a member of Eldad Baptist Church. Mrs. Blankenship was preceded in death by her parents Rev. S.E. and Mildred Chadwick Cullum of Humboldt TN; and a son James S. Blankenship of Arlington TX; and a daughter-in-law Pam Inlow Blankenship of Philadelphia PA. Mrs. Blankenship is survived by her husband of 60 years Joe M. Blankenship of Humboldt TN; sons Dr. Joe D. Blankenship and wife Georgia and their children Elizabeth Ann Mary Francis and Joseph David Blankenship Jr. all of Jackson TN; Timothy D. Blankenship and the late Pam Inlow Blankenship and their children Molly Ann and Hunter Lee Blankenship of Philadelphia PA; and Kay Blankenship and the late James S. Blankenship and their children Tammey Renee Harlan James Chadwick and Cortney Abigail Blankenship of Mansfield TX; three great-grandchildren Sydnee Avery and Reese Harlan all of Mansfield TX; and a brother Alton Cullum of Dearborn Heights MI. Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home 731-784-1414 Obituary Line 731-784-1700
Published by The Jackson Sun on Mar. 3, 2006.