SD Union 5/29/1945 Army Wounded, Europe 2nd Lt Jack Blankenship, El Cajon; mother Verda
1/6/1945 Battlefield promotion awarded to Jack Blankenship, 22, son of M/M A. J. Blankenship of El Cajon...attended El Cajon Grammar School and Grossmont Union High School. He played Class D league pro baseball before joining the Army in December, 1942.
5/10/1944 Jack E. Blankenship, 18; Wanda L. Strong, 18.
3/13/1951 Scott, Samuel E., father of Mrs. Effie Mead, Mrs. Verda Blankenship, Fred M. and Francis M. Scott. Paris Mortuary. Interment.
3/7/1960 Scott, Ina G, Mother of F. L. Scott, Mrs. Verda Blankenship, Mrs. Effie Mead. Cremation.
1920 census, Redondo, Los Angeles, California Andrew Blankenship 39 IA Verda L Blankenship 27 NE Lawrence F Blankenship 11 TX Mildred L Blankenship 8 TX Helen F Blankenship 4 TX [4 8/12]
1930 census, San Diego, San Diego, California
Andrew Blankenship 41 Verda L Blankenship 38 Helen F Blankenship 14 Andrew Blankenship 7
3/28/1978 In Andrew J's obit, it says that he died age 97, a foreman for SP Railroad for 46 years, resided in SD for 51 years. Native of Buckholtz, TX. Survived by wife Verda of El Cajon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Helen Wylie of El Cajon and Mrs. Mildred Johnston of Pacific Beach; 8 grands, 9 great grands.
California Death Index, 1940-1997 about Verda Lenor Blankenship Name: Verda Lenor Blankenship [Verda Lenor Moore] Social Security #: 562341690 Sex: Female Birth Date: 24 May 1891 Birthplace: Nebraska Death Date: 12 Sep 1982 Death Place: San Diego Mother's Maiden Name: Scott Father's Surname: Moore
What I would do at this point, is to contact the San Diego City Library and have them look for a Mildred Johnston in the 1978 city directory, now that you know she lived in PB. There might be a few, but it'll narrow it down. Once you find that out, if you need help, post again.