2009-06-10 / Obituaries

Marion Kenneth (kenn) Blankenship

Mr. Marion Kenneth "Kenn" Blankenship, age 68, of Colquitt died Monday, June 8, 2009, at his residence.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 10, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roy Harrison officiating. Interment will follow at Primitive Union Cemetery.

Mr. Blankenship spent the last 30 years as an entertainer and was nominated to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. He was of the Primitive Baptist fFaith.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Blankenship, Colquitt; one son, Darrin Kenneth (Ann) Blankenship, Colquitt; one step-son, Wesley Steven Williams, Atlanta; one daughter, Kelly S. (Paul) Flowers, Fort Lauderdale, FL; one step-daughter, Shea (Billy) Roberts, Cleveland; mother, Cora Mounts Blankenship, New Richmond, OH; three brothers, Dallas Blankenship, Ronald Blankenship, and Vernon Blankenship, all of New Richmond, OH.

Mr. Blankenship was preceded in death by his father, Arnold S. Blankenship, one brother, Jimmy Blankenship and one baby sister.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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