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Florence Lee Mullins Blankenship
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Obituary for Florence Lee Mullins Blankenship

Florence Lee Brewster Mullins Blankenship, 74 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Buchanan General Hospital. Born December 26, 1943 in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late Byrd Brewster and Carrie Edna Bailey Brewster.

Florence enjoyed crocheting, traveling, listening to music and going to different churches. She attended Crossview Church of Christ, was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her first husband Burl Mullins, her second husband Ersel Blankenship February 27, 2017, sons Michael Mullins, Roy Mullins, five brothers, four sisters and her grandson Jimmy Hicks.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include her daughters Abby Marshburn and husband Jeff, Lesia Mullins, Tammy Roberts and husband Ronald all of NC; sons, Jeffery Mullins and wife Barbara of GA, Dennis Mullins and wife Marie of Paynesville, WV; step-daughters, Florine Stacy, Judy Wolford and husband Chris all of Grundy, VA, Elsia Matney and husband Randall of Panther, WV, Rosemary Lester and husband Lewis of Paynesville, WV, Betty Blankenship of Galax, VA; step-sons, J. C. Mitchell of Paynesville, WV, Ersel “Hot Rod” Blankenship, Everett Eliss Blankenship and wife Millie, John Richard Blankenship and wife Anna all of Paynesville, WV.

She is also survived by forty-nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service for Florence Lee Brewster Mullins Blankenship will be held at the Crossview Church of Christ in Paynesville, WV, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Evangelist Hobert Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in the Noah Mullins Cemetery on Panther Ridge Road, Paynesville, WV.

Active pallbearers will be her family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Crossview Church of Christ, Friday, January 19, after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Florence Lee Brewster Mullins Blankenship have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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6:00 PM
Crossview Church Of Christ

Panther Ridge Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Crossview Church Of Christ

Panther Ridge Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Cemetery Details


Noah Mullins Family Cemetery

Panther Ridge Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873


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