The Commercial Appeal|
12 February 2002
Thelma Kee Blankenship, 96, retired teacher for the Lauderdale County
School System, died Saturday at his home. Graveside services will be at
1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park in Memphis. J. W. Curry and Son
Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Blankenship, the widow of Dr. J. C.
Blankenship, leaves a sister, Irma Kee Bolding, and a niece who cared
for her, Wanda Butler.
[Thelma was the d/o Thomas Edgar Kee and Hattie Faulkner
McFarland (buried at Sorrell Chapel Cemetery, Dyer Co., TN),
Granddaughter of Joab F. Kee and Clara Lugenia Sorrell, Great
Granddaughter of John Kee and Eunice "Nicey" G. Carter.]