October 6, 1961 - December 23, 2010
Marnitta “Marty” Marie Blankenship, age 49 of 330 Lindsey St., Reidsville passed away Thursday December 23, 2010 at her home, after a brief illness. She was born October 6, 1961 in Wyoming County, WV to George Alfred Pennington and Janice Marie Tyree Pennington of Glen Rogers, WV. Mrs. Blankenship worked in the family business, Balloons by Kris/Outlaw Festivals and Shows. She was preceded in death by her brother, Willie Pennington, paternal grandmother, Lissie Pennington; maternal grandparents, Cleet and Edith Tyree; two uncles, Ronald Tyree and Jack Tyree; father in law, Dennis Ray Blankenship; brother in law, Donald Eugene Blankenship; and a niece, Tabitha Roberts. In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband of twenty five years, Kris Robbins Blankenship; one son, Grayson Morgan Blankenship of the home; two daughters, Halley Celeste Foye and husband Michael of Greensboro, Alley Denny Blankenship also of the home; two grandchildren, Jackson Foye and CeCe Foye of Greensboro; one brother, Michael Pennington of Mt. Airy; one sister, Juanita Tilley and husband Mike of Glen Rogers, WV; mother in law, Kate Blankenship Roberts and husband Herman of NC; brothers in law, Timmy Blankenship, Jeffery Blankenship and wife Caprice, Herman Roberts, Jr. and wife Paula, Jeff Roberts and wife Rachelle all of NC. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00pm Monday December 27, 2010 at Glen Rogers Community Church in Glen Rogers, WV. Preacher Larry England and her husband Kris Blankenship will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bowers Family Cemetery in Twin Falls State Park. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 7:00-9:00pm at Glen Rogers Community Church. Memorials may be sent to the Blankenship Family PO Box 2003, Reidsville, NC 27323.
Marnitta “Marty” Marie Blankenship, age 49 of 330 Lindsey St., Reidsville passed away Thursday December 23, 2010 at her home, after a brief illness. She was born October 6, 1961 in Wyoming County, WV to George Alfred Pennington and... View Obituary & Service Information
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