MARY ANGELEE BLANKENSHIP, age 88 of Englewood, Tenn. went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at her residence.

She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Arbin and Maudie Bohannan Watson, and was preceded in death by her Husband, Ralph Blankenship, who passed on Nov. 7, 2012; daughter, Hazel Duckett, who passed in 2015; Three Grandchildren: Brandon Blankenship, LaBron Duckett, and Rachel Duckett; Brother, Jonathan Watson; Son-in-law, Curtis Duckett; Daughter-in-law, Robyn Blankenship, who passed on March 28, 2017. 

She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.


Survivors include her three Sons and daughter-in-law: Larry Blankenship of Athens, Tenn., Steve and Lisa Blankenship of Maryville, Tenn., Pat Blankenship of Englewood, Tenn. Daughter and Son-in-law, Connie and Eldon Everhart of Delano, Tenn.; Brother and sister-in-law, Denzil and Linda Watson of Athens, Tenn.; Nine Grandchildren and spouses: Karen Pritchett, Gary and Nancy Everhart, Sarah Spraque, David and Brandy Blankenship, Amber and Travis Torbett, Chris and Stephanie Blankenship, Carla and Marquis Patton, Candice and NoNo Varela, Cody Robinson, Fourteen Great Grandhcildren; Four Step Grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Stephens and Rev. Dennis Leamon officiating.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in New Zion Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Cody Robinson, Gary Everhart, Ted Watson, Gerald Dispain, Marcus Patton and Linford Bull.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Tuesday in the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Caris Health Care, Hospice Staff and Tammy Murray for their love and care.

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