Katherine Blankenship

November 23, 1963 ~ August 17, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old


Katherine “Granny” Blankenship, age 59 of Pikeville, KY. formerly of Stopover, KY, departed this life on August 17, 2023, at the home of her son.

Born November 23, 1963, at Phelps, KY, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Hazel “Casey” Wolford.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Blankenship, daughter, Joyce “Shorty” Blankenship, and brother, Israel Wolford.

She leaves to honor her memory one son, Billy (Ericka) Estep of Belfry, KY, three brothers, Sel, Duffy, and Bug, three sisters, Beula Mae, Becky, and Gearline, nine grandchildren, Jaysin, Devin, Sean, Joseph, Austin, Autumn, Curt, Ashley, and Skylah, seven great grandchildren, Addilien, Caylus, Calem, Karver, Henry, Danille, and Rebecca.

Katherine loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren; they were the joy of her life.  She loved sitting outside on her porch and watching T.V.

The family will be welcoming friends and family at the Jones & West Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M on Saturday, August 19, 2023.   

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 2:00 the funeral home.

 Interment will be in the Whispering Hills Cemetery, Camp Creek, KY.

The arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home, at Phelps, KY. Our guestbook may be viewed at

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