Marie Blankenship


PINEVILLE -- Marie Blankenship, 75, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born Oct. 9, 1922 in Logan County, she was the daughter of the late Perry Andrew and Etta Toler Harvey. Mrs. Blankenship was co-owner of Rite Way Food Market and attended the Pineville Church of God. She was a 51 year resident of Pineville. She was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Harvey; and an infant brother. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Curtis Blankenship; three sons, Dan Blankenship and his wife, Karen, Jerry Blankenship and his wife, Kathy, and Eddy Blankenship and his wife, Sheila, all of Pineville; a daughter, Peggy Baldwin and her husband, Larry of Kopperston; a brother, Howard Harvey and his wife, Evelyn of Mallory; a sister, Eloise Grimmett and her husband, Junior of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a step-granddaughter. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Silas Mullins officiating. Entombment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville.

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