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Frances Elaine Blankenship
Oct 15, 1942 – Apr 8, 2021 (Age 78)
On Thursday, April 8th 2021, Frances Elaine Blankenship, loving mother of six, went to be with her Lord while at home surrounded by loved ones.
Elaine was born October 15th, 1942 in Springfield Ohio. She was raised in Smyrna, GA by her father and mother Albert and Dee Morgan. Elaine raised six children that absolutely love and admire her. Elaine’s impact was felt all throughout her family and amongst anyone that ever met her. She had a contagious smile and a sassiness about her that was adored by all that knew her. She will be greatly missed.
Elaine was preceded in death by: Tommy Blankenship (Husband) Albert and Dee Morgan (Father/Mother) Marvin Morgan (Brother) Dallas Dolle (Brother).
Elaine is survived by: Barbara Ornelas (Sister) Richard Kisamore (Brother) Stephanie Dobson (Sister) Melanie Thomas (Sister) Mike and Nancy Mealer (Son/Daughter In-Law) Phillis and Greg Smith (Daughter/Son In-Law) Mary and Tom Mallory (Daughter/Son In-Law) Tim and Kim Mealer (Son/Daughter In-Law) Teresa and Kevin Nix (Daughter/Son In-Law) Daniese and Rick Ingram (Daughter/Son In-Law) John Mealer (Grandchild) Matthew Mealer (Grandchild) Lisa Hasty (Grandchild) Brandi Johnson (Grandchild) Emily Smith (Grandchild) Hope Tweedell (Grandchild) Robert Nix (Grandchild) Kevin Mealer (Grandchild) Aaron Smith (Grandchild) Ashlyn Mealer (Grandchild) Faith Mallory (Grandchild) Olivia Ingram (Grandchild) Shae Mallory (Grandchild) Audree Johnson (Great Grandchild) Gunner Hambrick (Great Grandchild).
Gram has always been a fighter. After battling and beating breast cancer, she began a new fight against bone and liver cancer. She was never weak in spirit and her faith never wavered. She battled to fight for time with her family. Long after the doctors stopped treating her, after the medicine could no longer work... She fought. She lived. Gram gathered her family around her to make them laugh, to show them love, to give them all the memories she could. Her battle is now over, she finally won and beat cancer by leaving this world on her own terms and in her spunky and unique fashion.
A Memorial Service will be held in Elaine’s honor on Monday April 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm at New Life Baptist Church 5325 Hwy 81 South Covington GA 30016. In Lieu of flowers, please donate to American Cancer Society in remembrance of our Gram: main.acsevents.org/goto/gramslegacy