BLANKENSHIP, Yvonne N. "Sister," of Mechanicsville, went to be with her Lord and Savior March 31, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to cherish her memory are her children, Dianna Robbins (Rusty), Denise Mitchell (Michael) and Dale Blankenship; sister, Marjorie Kendrick; brothers, Clarence and Floyd Harvey; family friend, Ralph LaRue; grandchildren, Angela Patrick, Brandon Hill, LeAnne Hill, Michael and Steven Blankenship; and great-grandchildren, Noah, Connor, Reagan and Hunter. She was a Dominion employee for 29 years. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville. Graveside service Monday, April 4, at 2 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the .
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.