ELLA MARIE BLANKENSHIP, 49, of Wayne, W.Va. went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. She was born January 31, 1972 in Huntington, W.Va., and was a 1991 graduate of Wayne High School. Preceding her in death were her paternal grandparents, Ella and Sampson Blankenship; and maternal grandparents, Climpson and Macel Nance.
She leaves behind her mother, Leona Stevenson of East Lynn, W.Va.; her father Carl Blankenship of Wayne; one sister, Debbie Taylor; two nieces, Heather Krantz and Kelly Krantz; one great niece, Aria Witherspoon, all of Omaha, Neb.; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who will miss her dearly.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Dillon officiating. Burial will follow in the Price Mills Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
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