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Family of Mirl Beatrice BURCH (14) & Zena Oliver BLANKENSHIP

41. Iris Irene BLANKENSHIP. Born on 25 Dec 1921 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 79, Iris Irene died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 31 Oct 2001. Buried on 3 Nov 2001 in Carroll County Memorial Gardens, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for Iris Irine Shands, 79, will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Carroll Memorial Gardens. She is survived by two daughters Robbie Butler of Buena Vista, Carol Waugh of Yuma; four sons, Darrell Shands of Westport, Ricky Shands of McKenzie, Larry Shands of Huntingdon, Roger Shands of Huntingdon; one sister, June Williams of Bruceton and one brother Oliver Blankenship of Camden.

Obituary: Mrs. Iris Irine Shands, 79, died Wednesday, October 31, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, November 3 in the Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Matt McAdams officiating. Interment followed at Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Shands was born December 25, 1921 to the late Zena Oliver and Mirl Beatrice Burch Blankenship in Henderson County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Pisgah Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shands who died in 1994 and a son, Jerry Shands. She is survived by two daughters, Robbie Butler of Buena Vista and Carol Waugh of Yuma; four sons, Larry Shands and Roger Shands, both of Huntingdon; Darrell Shands of Westport and Ricky Shands of McKenzie; one sister, June Williams of Bruceton; one brother, Oliver Blankenship of Camden; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Iris Irene married Robert SHANDS. Robert died in 1994. Buried in 1994 in Carroll County Memorial Gardens, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
100 i. Robbie I. (1938-2003)
101 ii. Jerry Wayne (1940-1993)
102 iii. Carol
103 iv. Oliver Darrell
v. Larry.

vi. Roger.

vii. Ricky.

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