Obituary and Service Information for James A. Blanks, Sr

Blanks, Sr, James A.

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Time: 1:00pm

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Peaceful Ridge Mausoleum, DeSoto, MO

First United Methodist Food Pantry, 113 Grand, Festus, MO 63028

James Albert "Jim" Blanks, Sr, 65, of Crystal City (formerly of Herculaneum) entered into rest September 1, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born March 13, 1946, in Jefferson City, Missouri, to the late Albert & Dorothy (Carter) Blanks. He was retired from Chrysler Corp and was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran.

Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 42 years, Cassandra (Bland) Blanks; sons: Shawn Blanks of Festus, MO and James A. Blanks, Jr of DeSoto, MO; daughter, Jill (Michael) Wyms of Florissant, MO; brothers: David (Carolyn) Blanks of Rock Hill, MO, Raymond (Helen) Blanks of Potosi, MO and Keith (Wilma) Blanks of DeSoto, MO sister: Diana Montgomery of Cincinnati, OH and Donna (John) Fluker of Florissant; grandchildren: Stasha, Patrick, Myles, Spencer, Chante and Nigel; and great grandchildren: Kilana and Isabella.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, American Legion 253 of Festus, Masonic Lodge of Farmington and UAW Local 110.

Pastor Gary Grey will officiate service.


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