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Gladys (Curry) Blankenship

April 22, 1932 ~ May 30, 2018 (age 86)

Gladys Blankenship, 86, formerly of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:22 P.M. at the home of her son in Leitchfield, Kentucky.

She was born April 22, 1932, in Adair County, to the late Ray and Myrtie Karnes Curry.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Condy Blankenship, in 1993, one son, Ricky Blankenship, in 2017, and two sisters, June Preston Curry and Carolyn Ann Curry.  She was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include:

Two sons and daughters-in-law – Danny and Brenda Blankenship of Leitchfield, Jeff and Angela Blankenship of Columbia

Two grandchildren –Johnthan and Holly Blankenship

Three great-grandchildren – Hailey Stivers, Autumn Bland, James Wesley Conn Blankenship

The following siblings:  Juantia Karnes of Leitchfield, Mary Frances Tucker of Leitchfield, Betty Louise Humphres of Effingham, Illinois, Mayrene Powell of Lenox, Georgia, Sammie Ray Curry of Mason City, Illinois, William Lewis Curry of Maroa, Illinois, Jerry Nathan Curry of Fairchild, Wisconsin, Joan Rachel Cunningham of Paris, Illinois, Linda Sue Augustus of Paris, Illinois, Howard Wayne Curry of Illinois, Delorise Kay Parrent of New Baden, Illinois, Mitchel Curry of Belvidere, Illinois, Charles Luther Curry of Leitchfield, Sharon Gray of Auburn, Illinois

Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Arnold Moon officiating

Burial in Columbia Cemetery

Visitation after 11:00 A.M. Friday

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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