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Mary Helen Blankenship

December 9, 1933 January 12, 2020
Mary Helen Blankenship
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Obituary for Mary Helen Blankenship

Mary (Helen) Blankenship, 86, of Crawley passed away on January 12, 2020 at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
Born on December 9, 1933, she was the daughter of Howard Blankenship and Almeda Boggs.
Helen was preceded in death by a son, Glen Allen McClung; granddaughter, Michelle Goins; grandson, Jonathan Deitz; 2 brothers, Charles Blankenship and Arlie Hefner; 3 sisters, Wanda Blankenship, Elzie Blankenship and Renee Lohman.
Surviving children are Kirby Blankenship (Georgeann ), Shelby Goins ,Debbie Elmore (Jessie ) ,Creta Meadows (James), Cathy Blenden, Crystal Deitz and Melanie Garner; brothers, Gary Blankenship, Terry Hefner, Steve Hefner; sisters, Neoma Taylor, Wilma Hoog, Charolette Hill and Sharon Herndon; 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Helen was a true Christian and loved the Lord. She spent many hours listening and watching gospel shows. She loved to read and quilt. She spent many years as a caregiver to others as well as her own children. Our mother was and always will be a remarkable lady to her children, grandchildren and her great grandchildren. She welcomed everyone into her home with a warm smile and the words “I love you” when you left.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Lionel Garner, Will Garner, Christopher Deitz, Adam Elmore, Zach Hamrick and Marshawn Man.
Service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 17, 2020 at Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle with Mr. Bruce Lilly officiating. Burial will follow at the Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call 6-8 Thursday evening at the funeral home.
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Wallace & Wallace, Inc. 283 Main St., Rainelle, WV 25962 is in charge of arrangements.

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6:00 PM 1/16/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/16/2020 8:00:00 PM
Rainelle Chapel

283 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Rainelle Chapel
283 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
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1:00 PM 1/17/2020 1:00:00 PM
Rainelle Chapel

283 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Rainelle Chapel
283 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
United States

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Wallace Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

12614 US 60
Crawley, WV 24931

12614 US 60 Crawley 24931 WV
United States

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