Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1933

REV. WILLIAM DELNO BLANKENSHIP, 89, of Modesto, CA died on Oct. 8, 2006, with burial in Lakewood Memorial Park at Hughson, CA. He was a native of Cleburne, TX and lived in Modesto for 39 years. The Reverend was a minister for 60 years, and a member of First Pentecostal Church. William was born on July 16, 1916 to John A. and Myrtle Barrett Blankenship. He was a member of the Ranger High School Class of 1933/34 at Ranger, TX and married Leora Diamond. Their children were William, Patricia, & Lyne Sue Blankenship. He is survived by his wife, Leora Diamond Blankenship of Modesto; children, William Thomas Blankenship of San Jose, Patricia Ann Adams of Woodlake and Lynda Sue Brownell of Madera; sisters, Marie Blankenship Rainwater (RHS-1938) of Coalinga & Glenny Blankenship Cain (RHS-1939) of Stanton, TX; & seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. His wife, Leora, died in 2012. He was preceded in death by five sisters: Reta Blankenship, Pauline Blankenship (RHS-1928), Jewel Blankenship (RHS- 1930), Vesta Blankenship (RHS-1932), & Roberta Blankenship (RHS-1933).