Mary Neal Blanks, 97, of Bridgeport, died Friday, June 20, 2014.
Graveside service is 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth. Visitation is 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Mount Olivet prior to the service.
A memorial service will also be held 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Ascension and St. Mark Episcopal Church in Bridgeport with a reception preceding the service.
Mary Neal Blanks was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Joshua to George and Edith Bandy. She lived in Fort Worth for 62 years and Bridgeport for four years. Mary Neal was a former member of Riverside Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; granddaughter Patrice Haas; three sisters; and two brothers.
Survivors include her son, Randy Blanks and wife, Cathy, of Lufkin; daughter Sherry Haas and husband, David “Butch,” of Paradise; grandchildren Cyndee Neal and husband, Leroy, of Euless, David Haas and wife, Holly, of Carrollton, Wyndee Salazar of Paradise, Kitty Harris and husband, Mark, of Cisco, Beth Harrison and husband, Clay, of Granbury, Anna McKinnon and husband, Al, of Grand Prairie and Holly Shadden and husband, Rusty, of Spring Branch; 25 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.