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Elbert Blanks, Jr.

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“I cannot believe I did it again. They say;the third time is the charm. We'll see.We started out in the age of innocence at public school 74.My sister...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Blank family:Hold to God's unchanging hand God will never put more on you than you can bare, Remember God is LOVE and God makes no mistakes....Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Moore - Buffalo, NY

“When I turned 16 Cootie said to me.. We can't call you Juneie anymore lol we have to call you Terrance. I'll miss you Cootie my neighbor, my friend...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Terrance Moore - Buffalo, NY

“To Phyllis and the Blanks family, I am so sorry for your loss. The Strike Force loss a good person. May peace be with you. ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Thomas - Buffalo, NY

“On behalf of the Gaines family, we share in your grief. RIP ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss and we are praying that God provides your family much needed comfort. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Bernard Adams - Richmond, VA

“On behalf of the Newark Church of Christ we extend cobdolences to you Bro and Sis Martin and to the Blanks in the lost of your loved one. We know...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest In Peace, very nice guy, Party Derby Lounge, Blessings ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Bernadine Parks - Buffalo, NY

“RIP my husband and I sincerely send our prayers. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Kevin and Sharon Chambers - Depew, NY

“I will miss the guy I looked up to as a young man. May God hold and keep u until we meet again. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My husband and I offer our prayers and condolences to the family. We have known him for more than 20 years. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Dorothy & Michael Mason - Buffalo, NY

“So sorry to hear this... He was a very nice man..Good Bless him and the family during this time ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Mrs pamela Cooper - Friend

“Words cannot express the heaviness I'm feeling in my heart for the loss of a loving and rich man. I will miss you cousin Cootie. I will remember the...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Carolyn Barnett - DeSoto, TX

“Our prayers, love, and sympathy are with you Phyllis and your family. Cootie will always be in our hearts as he is now an Angel of God!Love, Myra,...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Myra Robinson-Moses - Buffalo, NY

“To the family of Elbert Cootie Blanks; Willie, Sam,Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your love one, and my friend. At a time...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Robert C Penn Sr - Chicago, IL

“To my beautiful cousin you are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. With love your cousin Bonnie (Yvonne)Moore ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to the family. Cootie was a close and dear friend since childhood. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Billy Nelson - St. Caharines, ON

“May God be with you !! ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Lonnie Nichols - Houston, TX

“My heart is heavy at the loss of such a cool laid back kind of gentleman we met back in the 80's when I started bowling. I was so glad to see him...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: AnnaLisa Artis-Condon - NY

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Vernon Davenport - fredericksburg, VA

“Was a great person ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Joe Foreman - Rochester, NY

“So sorry to hear about Cootie. We all loved him so much and always enjoyed being around him. He had a "cool" and loving style. He was family.Joyce...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: JOYCE BRATTEN - SALISBURY, MD

“"Cootie", a good friend from Chevy, school and the neighborhood, you will truly be missed my brother. That calm and laid back attitude you got was...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: R. De Wayne Smith - Buffalo, NY


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Elbert passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Elbert was a resident of Buffalo, New York at the time of his passing.

The services viewing on Thursadat October 20 2016 at Thomas T. Edwards Funeral Home. 7pm until 9pm.Friday October 212016 at True Bethel Baptist Church 907 E. Ferry St. Wake 10am Funeral to follow at 11am.

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