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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 23, 2013

Retired Bartlett lawyer Malford Allen Blankenship died Saturday (Sept. 21). He was 89. A graduate of Memphis State Law School, Blankenship worked as corporate lawyer for the Kaiser Corporation. Other life experiences included performing as a musician with Mal Allen and The Melody boys, working as a disc jockey for a country radio station, serving as a naval aviator in World War II and chairing the local “We The People” forum. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Indian Creek Cemetery in Bartlett. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Bartlett Baptist Church, 3465 Kirby Whitten Rd., Bartlett, TN 38135. The Commercial Appeal has more on his life.