Lona  Blankenship

Lona Blankenship (Deel)

Wednesday, May 22nd, 1935 - Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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Obituary

Grundy, VA- Lona Blankenship, age 83 of Little Prater Road, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at her home. Born in Buchanan County, she was a daughter of the late Bart and Josie Owens Deel. She was a homemaker and was of the Old Regular Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joshua Blankenship, brothers, Arthur, Cornelius, Herbert, Harold, James and Andy Deel, sisters, Lydia Margaret O’Quinn, Martha Rife and Birchie Fuller and a granddaughter, Kadance Smith.
Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Burkes and Renetta (James) Jones both of Grundy, grandchildren, Christopher James (Jessie) Burkes, Deborah (David) Smith, Donna (John) Skeens and great-grandchildren, Joshua Burkes, Kassidy Smith, Kristen Smith, Jasmin Smith and Alexis Burkes, great-great granddaughter, Stella O’Quin and a sister, Elva (David) Dales of Greensprings, OH.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Little David Old Regular Baptist Church with Elders Frank Newsome, David O’Quinn and Eddie Newsome officiating. Burial will follow in Bart Deel Cemetery, Haysi, VA. Pallbearers will be Chris O’quin, James Jones, Joshua Burkes, David Smith, John Skeens, Kassidy Smith, Chris Burkes and Harold Wyatt. Honorary pallbearers will be Mercy Ambulance,Family Care Center and Virginia Medical and Respiratory. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday at the church with an evening service each night at 7:00 p.m.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 6:00pm
    Location
    Little David Old Regular Baptist Church
    Address
    HAYSI, VA
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 6:00pm
    Location
    Little David Old Regular Baptist Church
    Address
    HAYSI, VA
  • Service

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Little David Old Regular Baptist Church
    Address
    HAYSI, VA
    Officiant
    Eddie Newsome
    Co-Celebrant
    Frank Newsome
    David O'quinn
  • Interment

    Location
    Bart Deel Cemetery
    Address
    haysi, VA 24256

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