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Winson B Blankenship

Obituary Winson Blankenship, 78, of Gamaliel, passed away Wednesday, October 5 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.He was born March 31, 1938 in Monroe County, KY to the late Alvis Blankenship and Dona Poland Blankenship. He was a retired factory worker, a member of Gamaliel Baptist Church, a Army Veteran and a Kentucky Colonel. He was united in marriage on December 21, 1990 to the former Margaret Lane.He is survived by his wife: Margaret Trivett Blankenship of Gamaliel, two sons: Shawn Trivett and wife Robin of Tompkinsville, Scotty Trivett of Gamaliel, two daughters: Teresa Davis and husband Ricky, Stacy Murphy and husband Barry all of Tompkinsville, 11grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild due in March.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons: Mark and Ricky Blankenship.Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 8 at 1:00 PM at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial to follow in the Neal Cemetery at Flippin.Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.Visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday and after 7:30 AM on Saturday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel.Memorials are suggested to the Gamaliel Baptist Church or the Neal Cemetery. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Winson B Blankenship please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Neal Cemetery Neal Cemetery Tompkinsville, KY, 42167 Visitation OCT 7. 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation OCT 8. 7:30 AM (CDT) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service OCT 8. 1:00 PM (CDT) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Winson B Blankenship, please visit our floral store.

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Max & Becky Ray Oct 8 2016 12:00 AM

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I worked with Winston at the factory he was a good man

Rosie Froedge Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Winson Blankenship

Rosie Froedge Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM