Born 1-14-1925 -- Died 12-6-2004
Eula A. Blankenship, 79, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2004, at the Ozarks Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Glen O. Blankenship of the home; three children -- Glen Elmer Blankenship of St. Louis, Mo., Gloria Harris and husband, Daniel of Thomasville, Mo., and Stacey Blankenship and wife, Rachel, of Wilton, Calif.; four brothers - Howard, Jimmy, Guy and Dean Crites; a sister, Lucille; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents -- John Elmer Crites and Virda Pansey Walker-Crites; two brothers -- Al and Orville; and a sister, Viola.
The funeral Dec. 9 in Clary Chapel with Bill Bales and Wayne Adrian officiating. Interment was in Francis Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.