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Blankenship, Nora Allene

Blankenship, Nora Allene

October 15, 1944 — November 14, 2020

Nora Allene Blankenship, 76, of Lawson, MO, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2020, with loved ones at her side. She spent her final months at her sister Sharon's home in Peculiar, MO. Nora was born in Independence, MO, on October 15, 1944, the middle daughter of Elmetta "Louise" (Williams) Ingalls and Irvin Franklin Ingalls.

Along with her parents, Nora was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Gary" Blankenship. Survivors include her children, Timothy Couch, Rebecca Ziltz and John Blankenship; sisters, Lewellyn Percival and Sharon Shores; grandson, Peter Rolands; granddaughter, Amelia Blankenship; niece, Sandra Swainston; as well as other family members and her devoted dog, Tippy.

Nora was a graduate of Fort Osage High School and for many years was active in its Alumni Association. Before her retirement, Nora was financial manager for a liquor distribution company. She loved working in her flower beds, spending time with family and caring for others. Her thoughtfulness and loving ways will be missed.

Visitation will be held from 3-5 pm Saturday, November 21, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. Remembering her love for animals, memorial contributions are suggested to the ASPCA or to the charity of your choice.

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Visitation will be held from 3-5 pm Saturday, November 21, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. Remembering her love for animals, memorial contributions are suggested to the ASPCA or to the charity of your choice.

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