|Death: ||Sep. 17, 2012|
North Carolina, USA
Betty Jean Stevens Blankenship, 74, died Monday, September 17, 2012 at her home in Denton, NC.
Born and raised in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Dorothy Stevens, who had resided in Council. She was last employed by the Street Law Firm.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Bobby Wilson Blankenship; one son, Ricky Blankenship; one brother, Donald Stevens; and one great-grandson, Jared Dean Blankenship.
She is survived by two sons, Bobby Dean Blankenship (Phyllis), of Prater and Rondal Keith Blankenship (Teresa) of Denton; two daughters, Jania Deel of Denton and Sherry Currie, of Atlanta, GA; sisters-in-law, Mary Bailey (Jack Deel) of Vansant, Beatrice Ann Byrd of Prater and Phyllis Stevens of Florida; seven grandchildren, Robert Dean Blankenship, Devon and Mason Currie, Isaac Blankenship and Kaleb, Hunter and Camron Hale; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 22 at Coleman Chapel Church with Darrell Thacker and Russell Lockhart officiating. Burial followed in the Deel Blankenship Cemetery, Vansant.
Pallbearers were Mason Currie, Rob Blankenship, Timmy Wayne O'quinn, Norman Ratliff, Jeff Bailey, Kaleb Hale, Hunter Hale and Rocky Stevens.
Haysi Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Wilson Blankenship (1936 - 2012)*
Ricky Lee Blankenship (1961 - 1963)*
Created by: Phil Holden
Record added: Sep 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97971312