August 17, 1926 ~ January 13, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Barnardsville, NC
Blanche Lanelle Wells Blankenship, 94, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
An Asheville native, Lanelle was a daughter of the late Ladd and Blanche Melton Wells. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Freneau Blankenship; son, Mark Wells Blankenship; sister, Margaret Schuetrum; and brothers, Carl, Forrest and Holmes Wells.
Mrs. Blankenship was a graduate of Lee H. Edwards High School. She retired from the Charles George VA Medical Center and their medical transcription department. She worked there for close to 30 years.
Mrs. Blankenship is survived by her son, John Blankenship, and several nieces and nephews.
A private burial will be held at Cane Creek Cemetery.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.
Cane Creek Cemetery
Grave Yard Road
Fairview, NC 28730