Born 8-29-1946 -- Died 4-5-2007
Wilma Darlene Blanken-ship, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Mtn. Grove, Mo., and died April 5, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains,?Mo.
Survivors include two daughters, April Blankenship of Alton, Mo., and Venita Johnson and husband Eddie of Alton, four grandchildren, Marissa, Victoria, Misty and Jordan; two sisters, Mary Lee Greer of Cleveland, Ohio, and Janet Sue Dethrow and husband Ray of Koshkonong, Mo.; two aunts, Blanche West and Maxine Smallwood; three uncles, Rusty Thompson, Andy Olsen and?O.B. Wilkins; one sister-in-law, Jeanie Crossland; three brothers-in-law, Jim Ward, Joe Donald Blankenship and Jerry Blankenship and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by:?her husband, Melvin; her parents, Don Lee and Delia J. (Thompson) Crossland; one sister, Rose Ward; and one brother, John Crossland.
Services were held April 7 at the Clary Funeral Home Chapel in Alton with Bro. Doc Barton officiating.
Burial followed in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.