Lisa Ann Blankenship

August 26, 2014

A memorial service for Lisa Ann Blankenship, 52, of Irving, Texas, formerly of Valhermoso Springs, will be Sat., Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ms. Blankenship died Aug. 27, 2014, in Irving, Texas. She was born Aug. 26, 1962, in Painesville, Ohio to the late Dennis Cyrus Blankenship and Judith Blankenship Landers. She graduated from Brewer High School in 1980 and went on to play basketball at Calhoun Community College and Southeastern Bible College. She was valedictorian of her graduating class and received a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught physical education and coached high school basketball, volleyball, softball and track. She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis Cyrus Blankenship and her brother, the Rev. Dennis Brian Blankenship.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Judith and Percy Landers of Hartselle, a sister, Laurie Erickson of Dawsonville, Ga.; two nieces, Jessica Brohman and Jennifer Matson; and two nephews, Jonathan and Jace Erickson.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alabama Boy’s and Girl’s Home or to St. Jude Research Hospital.

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