Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Obituaries

February 27, 2014

Arvil Wayne Blankenship

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Services for Arvil Wayne Blankenship, 88, of Ada, were held Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Revs. Darrel Blankenship, Justin Blankenship and Robert Ware officiated. Burial followed at Rosedale Cemetery.

The family received friends Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home.

Mr. Blankenship died Saturday, February 22, 2014 at a local nursing home. He was born December 25, 1925 at Fort Cobb, Oklahoma to Albert Andrew and Cassie Belle Bingham Blankenship. He attended school in the Galey community northwest of Ada.

He married Loretta Mae Owens on October 8, 1971 in Ada. She preceded him in 2008.

Mr. Blankenship was an elevator operator at Evergreen Mills in Ada until his retirement. He was a member The River Church, volunteered at nursing homes and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his children Larry Blankenship and his wife Beverly of Pauls Valley, Brenda Stallings and her husband Scott of Byng, Darrel Blankenship and his wife Sharon of Crystal Springs, MS, and Terry Blankenship and his wife Mary Ann of Stratford; a brother, Ralph Blankenship and wife JoAnn of Muskogee; four sisters: Sue Brown of Enid, Nadine Cradduck and husband Leroy of Blanchard, and Joyce Paulson and husband David and Linda McCrea, all of Oklahoma City; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters: Juanita Wallis, Myrtle Garner and Mildred Patrick; a brother Lee Blankenship; and a cousin whom was reared by his family, Roy Robertson.

Bearers were Scott Stallings, Justin Blankenship, Billy Blankenship, Eric Blankenship, Evan Stallings, and Jeffrey Blankenship. Honorary bearers will be Darrell Stallings, Ronnie York, Harry Crenshaw, Ken Butler and Richard Chronister.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

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