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Michelle Blankenship

Yuvona Morrison

June 25, 2013

Michelle Blankenship


Michelle Blankenship, 29, of Danville, Indiana, formerly of McDermott, died Saturday, June 23, 2013, at her residence.


She was born Oct. 18, 1983, in Columbus, a daughter of Rodney Blankenship of McDermott and the late Edith Wright.


She was a manager of Hardees Restaurant in Danville and a 2002 Northwest High School graduate.


She is survived by her stepmother, Karen Cable Blankenship of McDermott; her fiance Justin Thomson; three daughters, Hailey Faith Thomson, Olivia Hope Thomson, and Gabrielle Love Thomson, all at home; three brothers, Shannon (Laura) Wright of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Rodney Blankenship Jr. of Chillicothe, and Nick (Mallory) Blankenship of Lucasville; and one sister, Tara (Israel) Brady of Friendship; her grandparents, Carl and Mary Copas of Lucasville, and Ruth Robinson of McDermott; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.


She was also preceded in death by one brother, Alexander Blankenship.


Graveside services will be held 2:15 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Scioto Burial Park with Josh Powell officiating. Friends may call Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.