Blankenship, Elizabeth Wills

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kinkade-gardenElizabeth Ann Wills Blankenship, 70 of Narrows passed away Friday, May 30th, 2014. She was born in Peterstown, West Virginia on March 31st, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Raymond Wills and Evelyn Dunn Wills. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Wills.

Libby was a loving and generous mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, even caring for many canine companions.

Left to cherish her memory are four children, Beetina Stump of Peterstown, Vivian Fanning and husband Stephen of Bland, Virginia, Dale Blankenship and fiancée, Shela Poff of Bland, Chucky Blankenship and wife Leigh of Rich Creek; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; one sister Geneva Comer of Maryland; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends, including a very special friend, Becky Navarro of Narrows.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows with Pastor Merrill Hedrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Peterstown Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Riffe’s Funeral Chapel Tuesday from 12 noon until just prior to the service. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider either, or the Monroe County Animal League.

The family is being served by Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at