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Lowell Everett Blankenship

February 19, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Lowell Everett Blankenship, 78, of Vienna, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Arbors of Marietta.

He was born May 4, 1935, in Conway, Va., a son to Roy and Edith Blankenship.

He was preceded in death by father, Roy Blankenship; sister, Helen Moles; and brother, James Blankenship. He is survived by wife, Nancy (Vienna, W.Va.); mother, Edith Blankenship (Edgewater, Fla.); daughter, Debbie Triplett and husband Steve (Knoxville, Tenn.); sons, Darrell Blankenship (Parkersburg), and Randy Blankenship and wife Kathy (Mogadore, Ohio); grandchildren, Jason Boggs, Jeremy Boggs, Kevin Blankenship, Matt Blankenship, David Blankenship and Jackie Blankenship; lifelong friend, Werner Zieman; numerous nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and loving caretakers.

Lowell was an avid musician who loved music and played in the band Nite Life for many years. He was a member of Fundamental Baptist Church in Akron for many years before retiring in Parkersburg. He will be sadly missed by all. He fought a very brave and courageous battle with cancer and is now at peace with our heavenly father.

Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 21, 3 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

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