From the Flint [MI] Journal, printed 10 April 1928:
BLANKENSHIP--Roy Cleatus Blankenship, two years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blankenship, died this morning at the home, 912 Vosburg-st. of pneumonia, after an illness of 10 days. He was born in Campbell, Mo., March 14, 1926. The family came to Flint two years ago. He leaves his parents and one brother, Kenneth Ethdridge, at home.