One of the first women elected to the Dallas City Council, Blessing served on the council from 1961 to 1965. She attended the luncheon at the Dallas Trade Mart on November 22, 1963. Previously, she attended a council meeting at which Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry indicated that he could not effectively protect President Kennedy during his visit. Recorded January 26, 2007.
Ms. Blessing passed away on June 11, 2013.