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Karen Leah (Bird) Blanks

November 19, 1954 ~ September 1, 2021 (age 66)


Karen Bird Blanks

SANTA FE - Ms. Karen Bird Blanks passed from this life Wednesday, September 1, 2021, in League City.

Born November 19, 1954 in Texas City, Ms. Blanks had been a lifelong resident of Galveston County. Karen had worked as a secretary for Union Carbide for 22 years, retiring in 1996. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, watching the Lifetime channel and hosting and decorating for the holidays.

Survivors include her parents, Elmo and Tressie Bird; sons, Jed Blanks and wife, Michelle of Santa Fe, Justin Blanks and wife, Tammy of Dickinson; brother, Ron Bird of College Station sisters, Cheryl Vinsonhaler of New Braunfels, Beverly Price of The Woodlands; grandchild, Memphis and one grandchild on the way.

A private cremation was conducted under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501. 

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service
September 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Video is available for this event

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