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Blanche K. Townes

August 11, 1939 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

Blanche Townes passed away on September 19, 2020, in the comfort of her home in Powderly, Texas, at the age of 81. Blanche was born to Floyd and Retha Smith on August 11, 1939 in Soper, Oklahoma.

In her younger years Blanche enjoyed hunting quail, turkeys and deer. She loved reading old western books and watching Gunsmoke and Mountain Men. Blanche was a member of Blossom Queen Bees along with serving at the main Queen Bee, and she was the Red Hat Lady for over 15 years. One of her favorite jobs was working for the School Cafeteria in New, Mexico. She also enjoyed watching many sports her favorite teams were, Dallas Stars, Oklahoma University Football, Texas Rangers, and the Houston Astros. She had two puppies that she adored names Eppy and Bubbles. Blanche also loved to argue with BJ Kisinger everyday that she was HARDHEADED and set in her ways.

Blanche is survived by her half-brothers, Steve Smith of Massachusetts, Wilson Smith of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Billy Smith of Ardmore, Oklahoma. Special friend Barry J (BJ) Kisinger of Powderly, Texas, Caretakers: Lexi Stephens, Diana Shefts, Raven Gomez, and Janet Owens. She also is survived by her nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Blanche is preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Oretha Smith; Sister Audrey Green.

Visitation for Blanche Townes will be on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 6-7pm at Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo, Oklahoma. Funeral Service will be 2:00pm Friday, September 25, 2020, at Prater-Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Home with Lance Williams officiating. Following will be an internment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, Oklahoma.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home
216 E. Jackson Street
Hugo, OK 74743

Funeral
Friday
September 25, 2020

2:00 PM
Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home
216 E. Jackson Street
Hugo, OK 74743

Interment
Friday
September 25, 2020

2:30 PM
Mt Olivet

Hugo, OK 74743

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