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Shelby Jean Blankenship

February 22, 1937 January 15, 2019
Shelby Jean Blankenship
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SHELBY JEAN BLANKENSHIP, 81 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, TN, following an extended illness. Born in Dickenson County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar A. and Carsie (Hill) Deel. SHELBY JEAN BLANKENSHIP, 81 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, TN, following an extended illness. Born in Dickenson County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar A. and Carsie (Hill) Deel. She was a longtime resident of Buchanan County and was a member of Little Martha Old Regular Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and was a wonderful homemaker. Shelby enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and going to Dollywood.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Blankenship; 2-Sons: Ferlin Blankenship and Terry Deel; 1-Sister: Fayetta Phillips; 4-Brothers: Jackie Deel, Roger Deel, James “Sammy” Deel and Raymond Deel.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Shelia (Allen) Long of Manassas, VA, Annette Boyer of Grundy, VA, Rickey Blankenship of Hoytville, OH, Gary (Delores) Blankenship of Honaker, VA; 10-Grandchildren: Scotty Long, Michelle Cappel, Carla Fletcher, Justin Boyer, Nikki Rife, Taylor Brocksieker, Clinton Blankenship, Sherry Baldwin, Marie Hess and Jerry Shortt; 25-Great-Grandchildren and 1-Sister: Carol Mullins of Belfast, VA.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for SHELBY JEAN BLANKENSHIP will be conducted Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Claypool Hill, VA, with Elders: Roger Coleman, Jackie Yates and Jerry Overstreet officiating with burial to follow.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of SHELBY JEAN BLANKENSHIP.


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Graveside

Friday

18

Jan

11:00 AM 1/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greenhills Memory Gardens

Cedar Bluff, VA

Greenhills Memory Gardens
Cedar Bluff VA
United States

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Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

Cedar Bluff, VA

Cedar Bluff VA
United States
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