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Annie Mae Blankenship Smith
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Obituary for Annie Mae Blankenship Smith

Annie Mae Smith, 71 years of age of Marion, VA, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. Born June 19, 1947 in Hurley, VA she was the daughter of the late Cloyd and Della Mounts Blankenship.

She was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith and attended the Harman Holiness Church in Harman, VA. She enjoyed watching TV, reading, camping, going to amusement parks, car shows, and flea markets. Loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Smith; one brother, Billy Ray Blankenship; and one sister, Bernice Justus.

Those left to cherish her memories include her son, Billy Smith of Marion, VA; five sisters, Mamie Sue (Horace) Tiller of Rosedale, VA, Katie (Ralph) Smith of Rural Retreat, VA, Judy Justus, Thelma (Terry) Hubbard, Cynthia Burge all of Marion, VA; and three brothers, Bobby Lewis (Rema) Blankenship of Beckley, WV, Jerry Blankenship of Wythville, VA, and Ronnie (Cathy) Blankenship of Meadowview, VA.

She is also survived by three grandchildren, Courtney Stacy, Santana Smith, and Gregory Clevinger, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Annie Mae Smith will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy with Pastor Danny Hess officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain Valley Memorial Park in Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Jamie Smith, Ralph Smith, Terry Hubbard, Horace Tiller, Elza Justus, Robert Corbin.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 4, 2018 after 6:00 p.m. with an evening service to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Annie Mae Smith have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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6:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Evening services will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service




1:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Cemetery Details


Mountain Valley Memorial Park

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603


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