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Highland Cemetery

Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma

© Holmes Coffey Murray Funeral Service
Submitted by: Terry Dudley

Donald Ray Blankenship


September 10, 1936 ~ September 7, 2022

Donald Ray Blankenship was born September 10, 1938, in Decatur AL, the 3rd of 8 children. He was welcomed home on September 7, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; one son Ronen David Blankenship, wife Cindy of Decatur AL; one daughter, Donnalla Miller, husband Chris of Durant; two sisters Nell Roberts, husband Charles of Decatur AL; Wanda Cagle of Decatur AL; one brother, Joe Blankenship of McDonough GA; four grandchildren, Jon Houston Christian (preceded in death); Jonell Ellis, husband Drew of Durant; Jada Blankenship of Madison AL; Anna Chickaway, husband Isaiah of Decatur AL; three great grandchildren, Jace and Donavan Ellis, Isaiah Chickaway and many nieces and nephews. He was a long-time member of Victory Life Church and served in the prison ministry, the Brotherhood, the Food Bank and as a care pastor. Pall bearers will be Chris Miller, Scott Martin, Weston Miller, Jim May, Kregg Matson and Melvin Gale. Officiating, Pastor Lee Armstrong.

"A manís life is defined by what he does with it. His life was in service to others and who can find fault with that?" " anonymous"

To honor his life, you may donate to Victory Life Academy, Heritage Heart Scholarship Fund, in memory of Donald Ray Blankenship.

Family visitation is scheduled from 5:00 to 6:30 pm on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Victory Life Church in Durant, Oklahoma with Pastor Lee Armstrong officiating. Donald will be laid to rest at Highland Cemetery following the funeral service.

Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home 121 North 5th Street, Durant, Oklahoma 74701. www.holmescoffeymurray.com

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