By: J.D. CHARLES, Staff Writer
November 5, 2012
CHRISTIAN, W.Va. — Donna Blankenship Rogers, 59, of Christian, went to her heavenly home Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Logan Regional Medical Center after a long illness.
Born January 22, 1953, at Man, she was a daughter of the late Mason and Dorothy Bartram Blankenship. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Rogers; two grandchildren, Walden and Raymond Browning; five sisters, Gustavia and Rebecca Blankenship, Emmalene Rose, Ima Jean Templeman and Tammy Maynard; and one brother Norville Blankenship.
Donna was a homemaker and a sales clerk, formerly employed at Murphy Mart at Rita. Donna was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed traveling, talking on the phone, and being with her grandbabies.
Those left to cherish her memory include three children, Charlie (Alice) Rogers of Kentucky, Maggie (Randy) Evans of Christian, and Shelby (James) Hill of Elk Creek; two friends who Donna considered her own children, Sheryl Rogers of Elk Creek and Randy Bobbitt of Christian; four grandchildren, Lilly Rogers of Elk Creek, DJ Browning of Christian, and James “Bubby” Hill and Garrett Hill, both of Elk Creek; two sisters, Darlene Lux of Shelby, Ohio, and Vickie (Ed) Challey of Kentucky; four brothers, Luther (Pearl) Blankenship of Richie County, Mason (Nadine) Blankenship of Greenville, Arlen (Gail) Blankenship of Shiloh, Ohio, and Ranny (Susie) Blankenship of Stowe; three special nieces, Jennifer Blevins, Sherry Parsons and Connie Jude; one special nephew, Ralph Workman; one special brother-in-law, Pribble Rose of Bruno, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, at Sandlick Freewill Baptist Church at Bruno with Rev. Donald Lafferty officiating. Burial will follow in Browning-Grimmett Cemetery at Sandlick.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.