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Frances Gregory Blankinship

July 27, 1927 — June 22, 2023

Frances Gregory Blankinship, 95, entered into rest on Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Frances was born on July 27, 1927, in Hawkinsville, GA to the late Cauley and Ruth Gregory. She grew up in Mobile, AL until the age of 19, at which time, she moved to Fort Worth, Texas. It was there she married and started her career as a Senior Buyer for General Dynamics until her retirement. She returned to Georgia at the age of 90. In her free time, Frances enjoyed ballroom dancing, bowling, gambling on slot machines, walking, and gardening.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husbands, Don Blankinship and Wallace Felts; sisters, Henrietta Harrell and Alice Ward; aunt, Nellie Buchan; niece, Faye Lay; nephew, Donnie Wynne; and longtime companion, John Durbin.

Her memory will forever be treasured by her nieces, Patricia Wynne of Hawkinsville and Delores Woods of Brunswick; great nephews, Johnny Perry and Richard Perry of Brunswick; great nephews, Darren McLeod and Ronnie Wynne; great niece, Cindy Perry; along with several cousins.

There will be a graveside funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2023, at Harrell Cemetery in Hawkinsville, Georgia.

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