Rayfield Blanks, 48, a resident and native of Franklin, died suddenly Sunday, February 16, 2014, at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Sam Blanks of Franklin; a devoted friend, Marsha Green of Franklin; three sons, Quincy Sam of Lafayette, Milton and Theo Green, both of Franklin; three daughters, Angelica Blanks and Sierra Sam, both of Franklin, and Precious Hamilton of Austin, Texas; one sister, Sylvia Taylor of Lake Charles; and three grandchildren.
Visitations will be observed Monday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Otis Mortuary Chapel.
Burial rites will be read Monday, at 11 a.m., at the mortuary, with the Rev. Noah Smith officiating.
The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.