Randy and Brenda Hayslip Blankenship would like to announce their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 23, 1973.
Mr. Blankenship is the son of the late Dennis and Hazle Blankenship of Portsmouth. He is a 1972 graduate of Portsmouth High School, and retired in 2007 from the State of Ohio Department of Mental Health with 30 years of service. Mrs. Blankenship is the daughter of Joan Hayslip of West Portsmouth and the late Ferman James Hayslip. She is a 1974 graduate of Portsmouth West High School and Scioto County Vocational School. She worked at Scioto County Head Start for 16 and a half years and presently self-employed for 11 years at Bibs Childcare in West Portsmouth.
They are the parents of a son Jason and Brenda and Ciara Olivia of Carroll County, a son Christopher and Jessica and Brooklyn and Baylee, a daughter Jodie Essman and Justin and Morgan, Mason, Maylee. They are the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and reside in West Portsmouth.