Joe E. Blanks, Sr.
Funeral services for Joe E. Blanks, Sr. will be held Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 2:00pm at James F. Webb Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Owen officiating. Burial will be at Magnolia Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Blanks, 91, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Meridian. He was an Army and Navy veteran and worked for WTOK until retirement. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis V. Blanks; brothers: Harold Blanks and Robert Blanks; and a sister, Anita Blanks.
He is survived by his children: Jimmy (Sheri) Blanks, Joe (Nonita) Blanks, Janie Mae Blanks and John (Barbara) Blanks; and a sister, Mae Carol Blanks.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00pm before the service.
Family and friends may sign the online memorial, leave a note for the family or order flowers at jamesfwebb.com
My deepest sympathy to Joe’s family. I will remember him with affection.
Lynne TaleffMeridian, MS
We are thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort during the loss of your father. It was truly our pleasure to work with Mr. Joe; he will be deeply missed!
Rob Autry & Charlotte Chaney
Rob AutryMeridian, MS
Will always remember him as kind and loving (and a lot of fun). Rest in peace Uncle Joe.
Bonnie and Tom RothfussNorth Pomfret, VT
We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Blanks family at this time.
James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and StaffMeridian, MS