John Earl Blankenship, age 67, of Atlanta, Georgia, and formerly of Greenville, passed away Monday, March 30 in Atlanta. Funeral services for 67 year old John Earl Blankenship were held, with full military honors, over the weekend in Georgia. John Earl Blankenship was the brother of Patrick Blankenship of Greenville. Memorials are suggested to Fraxa.org.
John Earl Blankenship was born May 3, 1947. He was the son of Theodore Blankenship and Juanita Nick. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1965 and attended Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela, daughter, Kelle, and son, Ryan, all of Atlanta, Georgia; mother, Juanita Nick, and brother, Patrick Blankenship, of Greenville; sister, Terry Blankenship, of Atlanta, Georgia; and sister Merry Carol Pippen, of Garner, NC.
The Sandy Springs Chapel in Sandy Springs, Georgia handled the arrangements.