Jerry Glenn Blankinship – Obituary

By  | September 9, 2017 | Filed under: Colbert Memorial Chapel, Obituaries

Jerry Glenn Blankinship, 73, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. His family will receive friends for visitation today at Colbert Memorial Chapel from 2-3 p.m. with the service beginning at 3 p.m. in the chapel.

Jerry enjoyed riding his motorcycle for many charities including the Birmingham Ride for Kids Pediatric Brain Surgery and the Wings Across Tennessee rides. He was a member of the Honda Goldwing Road Riders Association Chapter K and participated in the Patriot Guard. He was a member of Grassy Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Joyce Blankinship; parents, Neala K. and Fred Dale Blankinship; and sister, Deloris K. Brandl.

He is survived by his sons, David Blankinship (Stacie) and Doug Blankinship (Alisa); daughters, Kim Waits (James Allen Waits), and Kelly Marcum (Adam); and grandchildren Johnny Mullins, Michael Mullins, Adrian Bernard, Hannah, Kattie and Sarah Waits, and Austin Marcum.

We give a special thanks to all the caregivers who have helped Jerry.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Jerry.

You may sign the online register at

Colbert Memorial Chapel is assisting the family

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