Class of 1913

Velma Vianna (Lambert) Blankenship

January 5, 1896 – August 17, 1982

Velma L. Blankenship, 86, of 12300 Vonn Road, Largo, Florida, died Tuesday, August 17, 1982.

Daughter of Edker H. and Edna Grace (Lupher) Lambert, she was born January 5, 1896, in Perry, Oklahoma,

She was a 1913 graduate of Perry high school. On July 31, 1917 she and Wiley W. Blankenship were married in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He died in 1942.

Two years ago she came to Largo from Beverly, Mass.

Survivors include a son William E., Largo; two brothers, Guy Lambert, Edmond, Okla., and Lloyd Lambert, Perry, and two grandchildren.