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Marcus Blanks

June 9, 1945 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 72)

   Marcus “Mickey” Blanks, 72, of S. Swigart Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Carlsbad Medical Center.

   Cremation will take place and a celebration of life will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Friday, August 4, 2017 at 701 N. Guadalupe Street, Carlsbad, NM. 

   Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

   Marcus “Mickey” Blanks was born June 9, 1945 in Alexander City, Alabama to Marcus and Luvelia (Gipson) Blanks, Sr.  He served in the fellowship for many years where he made numerous friends and touched many lives.  Mickey was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Dora Blanks. 

   Survivors are his children: Marsha Schlueter, Karen Blanks, Tracy Powers, Dagmar Youngberg and Nancy Kuballa.  He was blessed with grandchildren and great-grandchildren and sisters: Darlene Dryer and Betty Byrnes; brothers: Joel Blanks and Jim Blanks and numerous nieces and nephews.

   Memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society.

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