The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 18, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

Tammy Lynn Bennett

PETERSTOWN — Tammy Lynn Bennett, 48, of Shanklins Ferry Rd., Peterstown, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown. Burial will follow at the Sunset View Cemetery, Bozoo.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 noon until time of services.

Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the Bennett family at www.broyles-shrewsbury. com

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Robert Gene ‘Rob’ Blankenship

LYNCO — Robert Gene “Rob” Blankenship, 72, of Lynco, who resided in Harrisville, W.Va., for the past year, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, October 14, 2012.

He was born May 2, 1940 in Clear Fork, WV a son of the late Bruce Blackburn and Josie Acord Blankenship. Rob was of the Holliness Faith.  Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Shirley Caroline Burrell Blankenship; an infant son Samuel Matthew Blankenship; a daughter Geneva Pennington; four brothers William “Bill” Cook, Bruce “Sam” Blankenship, James Blankenship, and Holland Blankenship and two sisters Geneva Cole and Margie Rowe.

He is survived by three daughters Edith (Bobby) Rollins of Lynco, Caroline (Gary) Eakle of Harrisville and Anita (Leon) Kennedy of Hanover; a son David (Norma) Blankenship of Lynco; two sisters Catherine Hatfield of Coal Mountain, and Patsy Benjamin of Oceana; fourteen grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren; his companion of 14 months Sarah Daugherty ; her two sons Terry and Roger Daugherty; her daughter Cheryl Marshall and families, and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Pentecostal House of Prayer, Lynco, with Rev. Firg Proffitt and Rev. Bill Massey officiating. Burial will follow in Raymond Cook Cemetery, Lynco.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the church.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.stafford familyfuneral

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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