by Bill Crawford
The Meridian Star
GREENVILLE — Charles Wesley Blanks, Jr., 68, artist, photographer, and librarian, died Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville with his family by his side. He was a lifetime resident of Greenville, a member of St. James Episcopal Church, and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era.
Mr.Blanks is survived by his wife, Debbie Blanks; a daughter, Elizabeth Blanks (Blake) Tyler of Jackson; a brother, John (Babs) Blanks of Hattiesburg; a sister, Helen Blanks (Woodie) Abraham of Meridian; and a nephew, Mosby Blanks of Fresno, CA.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Wesley Blanks, Sr. and Vivian Kean Blanks.
Visitation will be held 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church - Parish Hall, Greenville.
Memorial services will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church, Greenville.
Memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church of Greenville or The Mississippi Museum of Art of Jackson, Mississippi.