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Brenda Faye Blankenship

August 9, 1951 — October 6, 2023


Brenda Faye Blankenship, age 72 passed away on Friday, October 6, 2023 at her residence. She was born in Roddy, GA. on August 9, 1951 to Roscoe and Marion Woodard Upshaw. She had lived in many different places before settling down in Ludowici 10 years ago. Brenda was of the Baptist Faith and spent her career as a licensed practical nurse. After retirement, she and her late husband, Eddie loved to travel and were campground hosts throughout many Georgia State Parks. Her hobbies included spoiling her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eddie Blankenship, Sr. and her brother, Darril Upshaw.

She is survived by her children, Eddie Blankenship, Jr, of McRae and Kandy (Jody) Crutchfield of Danville, GA; siblings, Ronald Upshaw of Texarkana, TX., Donnie (Wendy) Garrett of Dublin, Richard (Regina) Upshaw of Alamo and Wanda (Lawrence) Parham of Warner Robins; grandchildren, Kimberly (Toby) Sorrel, Christina (Zach) Blisset, Jarid (Ashley) Blankenship, Victoria (Joseph) Palmer, Ian (Samantha) Blankenship, Cameo (Talia) Blankenship, Tre' Blankenship, Kasi Crutchfield and Mark Crutchfield; great-grandchildren, Kendall Blissett, Cole Blisset, Hayden Blisset, Wyatt Palmer, Jacey Palmer, Riley Blankenship, Jaxson Blankenship and Jensen Palmer; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Services will be held at 1:00pm, Thursday, October 12, 2023 at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Glennville Funeral Home has the honor to serve the Blankenship family.

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