Shirley Lee Blankinship

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital
Shirley Lee Blankinship

Shirley Lee


Shirley Lee Blankinship, 77, passed away on Dec. 31, 2016. She was born on Sept. 4, 1939, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, to Rollins Robert and Julia Juanita (Johnson) Swan.

Shirley enjoyed gardening, crocheting, ceramics, watching RFD and HDTV and spending time with her beloved family. She was the strong matriarch of the Blankinship family and will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved her.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Jack; sister, Pat Decker. Survivors include her children, Janet Council (Paul), Jackie Blankinship (Robert Moody), Bob Blankinship (Sherri), Jody Harris; grandchildren, Jennifer Garrison (Gregg), Jamie Carey (Dale), Christopher and Matthew Lee, Robbie Blankinship (Stefanie Ellis), Robin Trotter (Jerrami), Jeni Petersen (Jeremy), Randi Rae and Brice Clark; great-grandchildren, Avery Dockrey, Emery Garrison, Jacksen Jacobs, Caitlynn and Bennett Carey, Hunter Ellis, Dolton Blankinship, Pure Elizabeth Blankinship, Larrami Trotter, Paislee Petersen; siblings, Jim Swan (Kathryn), Robert “Butch” Swan, Rick Swan (Sharon) and Sherry Clickner.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at the Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Norman, Oklahoma.