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Barbara Ann (Neal) Blankinship

November 9, 1936 ~ May 12, 2018 (age 81)

Barbara Neal Blankinship, 81, died May 12, 2018, in Kewanee.
Born Nov. 9, 1936, in Lilbourn, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Aline Leatherand Neal.
She was married to Roy Alan Boyd, Don Baker and Bud Blankinship. 
Survivors include: three daughters and a son-in-law, Debby and Clarence Lyons of New Madrid, Diane Hadlock of Granite City, Ill., and Donna Baker of Kewanee; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Don Baker of Kewanee and Marshall and Erika Blankinship of Florida; two sisters, Sue Warren of Ohio and Sherrie Swindle of Louisiana; two brothers, Don Neal of Kentucky and Ricky Neal of New Madrid; and eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Fowler.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid with the Rev. Tim Farrenburg officiating. 

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