Patricia Evelyn Blankenship, age 71, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas passed away on October 14, 2021 at Eureka Springs Hospital. Patricia was born on March 2, 1950 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri to Thomas and Mary Palmer Swopes. On December 2, 1981 she married Wayne Blankenship in Miami, Oklahoma.
Patricia was a seamstress at Keys and Milltech most of her life. She was loved by everyone who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Blankenship; her parents Thomas and Mary Swopes; and a sister Pamela Swopes Hill.
Survivors include 2 sons David Blankenship and wife Mary and Justin Blankenship and wife Cindy; grandchildren Justice, Thomas, Dawson, Blakelynn, Teylor, Eryn, and Evelyn; 1 sister Peggy Willbanks and husband Larry; 2 brothers Thomas Swopes and wife Karen and Dwight Swopes and wife Eileen; 6 nieces and nephews; Melissa Graham; Nick Willbanks; Christopher Swopes; Meghan Hill; Rosa Gothanant and Stephanie Swopes.