In Memory

Charlie Blanks

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07/27/13 09:29 AM #1    

Dave Grayson

I remember Charlie as being quiet, but he also had a sense of humor. Hated to hear of his passing.

07/30/13 12:28 PM #2    

Linda Rose (Bradshaw)

In my mind I have a picture of Charlie that will always be there.  In it he is always smiling.  Here is a copy of his obituary:


Charles Wesley Blanks, Jr., 68, artist, photographer, and librarian, died Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville with his family by his side. He was a lifetime resident of Greenville, a member of St. James Episcopal Church, and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. 

Mr.Blanks is survived by his wife, Debbie Blanks; a daughter, Elizabeth Blanks (Blake) Tyler of Jackson; a brother, John (Babs) Blanks of Hattiesburg; a sister, Helen Blanks (Woodie) Abraham of Meridian; and a nephew, Mosby Blanks of Fresno, CA. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Wesley Blanks, Sr. and Vivian Kean Blanks. 

Visitation was held 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church - Parish Hall, Greenville. Memorial services was held 4:00 PM Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church, Greenville. 

Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church of Greenville or The Mississippi Museum of Art of Jackson, Mississippi.
Published in the Clarion Ledger on July 30, 2012.





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