McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Betty Ann Strode Blankenship

Betty Ann Strode Blankenship, 62, Lone Star Ridge Community, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020. Born May 6, 1957 in Tompkinsville, KY, she was a daughter of the late James Strode and Della Hurt Strode, who survives. She worked at Sumitomo Electric Wiring and was a member of the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Michelle (Kevin) Norris, Tompkinsville and Mary Blankenship, Beaumont; three step children, Van Blankenship, Beaumont, Ann (Jeff) Rowlett, Beaumont, and Anita (Ricky) Crowe, Tompkinsville; five grandchildren, Brittany (Kyle) McFarland, Nathan (Sabrina) Rowlett, Marissa Rowlett, Chase Blankenship and Michaela Whitehead; several step great grandchildren; one great grand child, Kason McFarland; two brothers, Jody Strode, Tompkinsville and Kenny (Sylvia) Strode, Scottsville; two sisters, Joyce (Terry) Blythe, Brandenburg and Barbara (Mickey) White, Marrowbone; and special friend, Calvin Ferguson. Preceding her in death, besides her father, were her husband, Stewart Blankenship, brother, Jackie Strode and step child, Melissa Cain. Funeral services will be Monday, March 9, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Chad Harston officiating. Burial will follow in the Lone Star Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 8, 2020, 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. and on Monday, March 9, 2020 after 7:00 A.M. until time of services at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

so sorry I worked with Betty she was a kind loving friend.faye brown

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