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Darlene Blankenship, age 61

Darlene Blankenship, age 61, of Mayflower, Arkansas passed away on February 24, 2023. She was born in Portland, Oregon on November 27, 1961 to the late A.Z. Isham and Doreen Potter.

Darlene leaves behind her son Roger (David) Blankenship Jr; siblings Faron Isham, Ferlin Isham, and Anita Hynum; and many more friends and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Graves Memorial Baptist Church.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Pamela+White Posted March 6, 2023 5:37 AM

    I hate to hear this about Ms. Darlene. I met her at Harps where I work. She was always sweet. My prayers are with the family.

  • Sarah Wheeler Posted March 24, 2023 10:22 AM

    She always treated us like family growing up and I’d been wondering how she was doing. I’m so sorry to hear this! Prayers for the family.

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