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MSG James Marvin Blessing, Jr., ARMY (Ret)

August 8, 1928 ~ August 9, 2022 (age 94)


MSG James Marvin Blessing, ARMY (Ret), age 94, of Clarksville, TN, passed away on August 9, 2022. He was born on August 8, 1928 in Waxahachie, TX, to James Sr. and Paula Jean Blessing.

James retired from the United States Army where he served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Blessing. He is survived by 2 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, 5 great-great grandchildren; and many more loving family members. 

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