Lane Virgil Blankenship


Lane Virgil Blankenship passed away on April 26, 2021. He was born on December 10, 1961 in Carthage, Missouri to David and Joan Blankenship. They both preceded him in death.

Lane is survived by his children Jana (Cody) Smith, Chaunda (Scott) Sarley, Russell (Candice) Blankenship, Derek Blankenship, Alex Blankenship, JC Blankenship, JR Maggard, Tara (Austin) Chittim, and Brady Tymeson; as well as 14 grandchildren.

He is also survived by two brothers; Scott (Genie) Blankenship, Wyatt (Jennifer) Blankenship; and one sister, April (Curtis) Greathouse; and many nieces and nephews.

He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals fan.


Memorial Graveside Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 30, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Carthage, MO.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home

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