Gladys Blankenship, 86, formerly of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 2:22 P.M. at the home of her son in Leitchfield, Kentucky.
She was born April 22, 1932, in Adair County, to the late Ray and Myrtie Karnes Curry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Condy Blankenship, in 1993, one son, Ricky Blankenship, in 2017, and two sisters, June Preston Curry and Carolyn Ann Curry. She was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Two sons and daughters-in-law – Danny and Brenda Blankenship of Leitchfield, Jeff and Angela Blankenship of Columbia
Two grandchildren –Johnthan and Holly Blankenship
Three great-grandchildren – Hailey Stivers, Autumn Bland, James Wesley Conn Blankenship
The following siblings: Juanita Karnes of Leitchfield, Mary Frances Tucker of Leitchfield, Betty Louise Humphres of Effingham, Illinois, Mayrene Powell of Lenox, Georgia, Sammie Ray Curry of Mason City, Illinois, William Lewis Curry of Maroa, Illinois, Jerry Nathan Curry of Fairchild, Wisconsin, Joan Rachel Cunningham of Paris, Illinois, Linda Sue Augustus of Paris, Illinois, Howard Wayne Curry of Illinois, Delorise Kay Parrent of New Baden, Illinois, Mitchel Curry of Belvidere, Illinois, Charles Luther Curry of Leitchfield, Sharon Gray of Auburn, Illinois
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Arnold Moon officiating
Burial in Columbia Cemetery
Casket Bearers – Nick Finn, Chris Taylor, Johnthan Blankenship, Jeremiah Cundiff, Charlie Teel, Timmy Coffey, Phillip Coffey
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.