Geraldine Blankenship

Obituary of Geraldine Deckard Blankenship

Ms. Geraldine Deckard Blankenship, age 91, of Lafayette, passed away Friday, December 2, 2022, at Signature of Monroe County. Funeral Services for Geraldine Blankenship are scheduled to be conducted on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 2 PM, from The Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Dale Strong officiating. Interment will follow in Scott Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will begin at the funeral home on Sunday, December 4, 2022, from 9 AM until service time at 2 PM.


Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie R. Blankenship; parents, Perry Deckard and Elizabeth Borden Deckard; sister, Golda Turner; brothers, James W. Deckard and George P. Deckard; and son-in-law, Mike Bell.


Geraldine Blankenship is survived by;


Carl David Blankenship and wife, Peggy



Peggy Bell Meador and husband, Bobby



Jacqueline Vaughn and husband, Darrick

Kevin Bell and wife, Beth

Jonathon Bell and wife, Meagan



Jacelynn Vaughn

Kristin Vaughn

Hayden Vaughn

Hank Bell

Marshall Bell

Rhett Bell


A host of nieces and nephews also survive.