Leula Underwood Blankenship
Leula Underwood Blankenship, 82 of Williamsburg, WV passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Beckley ARH. Born January 8, 1939, in Renick, WV she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson Underwood and Margie Reed Underwood. Leula was a homemaker. She enjoyed her flowers, cooking, canning, and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Alva William “Rocky” Blankenship, two sons, David and Michael, a daughter, Patricia, sister Denia Cunningham and three brother, Kenneth, George, and Johnnie Underwood.
Surviving left to cherish her memory include two sisters, Mary Jeffries of PA and Regina Hawkins of PA, daughter, Hilda Wilburn (Ronald) of Daniels, WV, six sons, Alva Blankenship (Cindy) of Maxwelton, WV, Melvin Blankenship (Loretta) of Williamsburg, WV, Carl Blankenship (April) of Williamsburg, WV, Jimmy Blankenship (Laura) of Union, WV, Bobby Blankenship (Kathy) of Union, WV, Dennis Blankenship of Williamsburg, WV, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, twenty-one step grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel – 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, WV with Pastor Marshall Cochran officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrew Chapel UMC Cemetery, Williamsburg, WV. Visitation will be 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, January 10, 2022, at the funeral home. We will be following COVID-19 recommendations and ask all guests to wear a mask. Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net. Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg, WV.
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