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Karen Lynn Poppell Blank

Karen Lynn Poppell Blank, 66, a longtime resident of Baton Rouge, La., was born in New Orleans, La., on Nov. 26, 1946, and died on Sept. 23, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no funeral services. She will be inurned in her family plot in Pisgah Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial donations in her name may be made to the Mark Bird Perkin Cancer Center or St. Jude Hospital.