Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


January 3, 2014

Marlene Stevens-Blankenship 1941-2014

ASHLAND — Marlene Stevens-Blankenship, 72, of Ashland passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

She was born Aug. 5, 1941, in Ashland, to the late Virgil and Lucy Stephens-Stevens. She was a business owner and most proudly a homemaker who loved her family.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Alva Blankenship, in 1996 and her son, Scott Moore, in 1998.

Family left behind to cherish her loving memory include two sons, Chris and Carla Moore and Steve and Connie Moore, all of Wurtland; two daughters, Bunnie McEwen of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Brenda Wilson of Ashland; five grandchildren, Stevi, Whitney, Beth, Kala and Taylor; three great-grandchildren; four brothers, Joe Stevens of Catlettsburg, Lee Stevens of Ashland, David Stevens of Michigan and Larry Stevens of Ashland; and one sister, Emma Coburn of Ashland, all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left for the family at carmanfuneral.com.

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