Trina LeSchelle Blankenship Jones

April 22, 1959 — March 26, 2013

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson for Trina LeSchelle Blankenship Jones, 53, a native of Franklin who was raised in Berwick, and has been a resident of Zwolle (Toledo Bend Lake area) for the past 24 years. She passed away at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. Burial will follow in Ibert’s Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Wendell Howse will officiate the services.

Survivors include her husband of 24 years, Kerry W. Jones Sr.; four children, Brian Raymond Blankenship and his wife, Shinelle, Deric’ Anslum, Kerry William Jones Jr., and Jessicca LeSchelle Jones; her father, Bobby Ross Blankenship; three siblings, Michael Ray Blankenship, Brenda Faye Paray and her husband, Lennis, and Dana Jo Blankenship; and four grandchildren, Brian, Tristyn, Alli, and Caitlin.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Margery “Nell” Harmon Blankenship; and one brother, Shayne Blankenship.

A gathering of family and friends will be held today, March 28, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary from 6 to 9 p.m. and again Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kerry Jones Sr., Brian Blankenship, Deric’ Anslum, Kerry Jones Jr., Michael Blankenship and Lennis Paray.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392, 985-395-7873.

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