Mary (Blankenship) Jones

November 15, 1936 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 83)


Mary Blankenship Jones, age 83 of Lexington, N.C. went to her heavenly home Tuesday morning, October 13, 2020 at Lexington Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Jones was born on November 15, 1936 in Wyoming County, WV., the daughter of the late Virgil Blankenship and Ruth Mae Tilley Blankenship.   

Mrs. Jones worked as a housekeeper for the main offices of PPG for five or six years. She attended school in the Wyoming County school system. She attended Freewill Baptist Church. She was an awesome mother and grandmother. She was a tiny, little lady but feisty.  She loved being involved with International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Ruth Tilley, her husband, John William Jones, four brothers and one sister.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter by birth Lynn Jones and her daughter by heart,  Melissa Moody (Roger)  of Lexington, one son, David Blankenship of Prince George, Va., one granddaughter, Becki Walker (Rob), four great grandchildren, Jan Walker, Addie Walker, Emily Walker and Charlotte Walker,  three brothers, Bob Blankenship, Dan Blankenship of Prince George Va., Hershel Blankenship (Christy) of Lockport, IL. and two sisters, Francis Jonas, of Elgin, Il., and Mabel Ridenhour of Prince George, Va.

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