Mary M. Blankenship, age 91, of Morristown passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at Wellington Manor in Newport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Blankenship; parents, Henry and Florence Chapman; brothers, Leige, Howard, and Charles Chapman; sisters, Faye Dotson, Quilla Prater, Marie Sutton, and Julia Gooslin; sons, Henry, David, and Larry Blankenship.
Survivors include her sister, Polly Clark; son, Terry (Brenda) Blankenship; daughters, Jean (Craig) Beattie, Beverly (Buddy) Sartin, Sherry (James) Taylor and Jennifer (Dave) Snider; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be greatly missed.
The family would like to say thank you to the staff of Wellington Manor for their excellent care and all their love and support.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, January 13, 2020 at Alder Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Ray Pratt officiating. Graveside services will take place at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Jefferson Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home
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