Vivian Kay Blankenship

October 20, 1950 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 71)


Vivian Kay Blankenship, 71 lifelong resident of Phelps, Ky. passed away on June 04, 2022, at her daughter’s residence at Paw Paw, Ky.  She was born on October 20, 1950, to the late Lloyd and Hattie Blankenship.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her companion of 39 years, Glen Blankenship, her first-born infant son.  Daughters, Tammy Nichole, and Ruth Ann Blankenship.  Brothers, Bobby Gene, Jessie James, Louis Tracey, and Lloyd Jr.  Sisters, Nervie Jean Whitt, and Betty Ann Blankenship. 


Vivian was of the Christian faith.  Her many hobbies include, fishing, camping, and four wheeling.  She loved listening to Gospel and Country music.  She always enjoyed a good laugh.  Most of all Vivian loved spending her time with children and grandchildren.  She will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.


Those left to mourn her passing are her children, Glenda (Arlin) Vanover, Stephanie (Adam) Estep, Denise “Hattie” (Joe) Duty, Harold (Rhonda) Blankenship, Elizabeth Blankenship, Tom, Terry and the kids, Jeannie, and Kevin Allen. A special friend, Heather Fields whom she thought of as her very own.   One sister, Marilyn Stacy.  Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, Chasity, Adam Jr., Dylan, Angie, Tamara, Ethan, Rachel, Lloyd, Esco, Bentley, Victoria, Sonny, Amari, Chelsea, Terriona, Tiara, and Keedon.  Many more called her Maw.  She loved and adored so many.  Special nephews, Anthony Stacy, and Lancel Blankenship.  Several special nieces. Vivian leaves behind a host of many friends, extended family, and neighbors. 


The family will welcome friends at 6:00 P.M. on the evenings of June 8th and 9th, 2022, at Jamboree Church of God.  Special services will begin at 7:00 P.M. with Clergymen, Larry Blackburn, and Dennie Land.  Funeral services will be held June 10th, 2022, at the church at 1:00 P.M.  Interment will follow at the Wolford Cemetery in Abes Branch at Jamboree, Ky.  Pallbearers:  Adam Jr., Arlin, Dylan, Adam Sr., Terry, Ronnie Joe, Kevin Allen, Joe, and Mark. 


Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky.  Our guestbook may be viewed at    

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