Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Dianne Blankenship


10/31/1947 - 08/08/2020


Dianne Blankenship, age 72 of Hayesville, NC passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020.

She was born in Clayton, GA to the late Ferd and Burell Crone. Dianne was a C.N.A. and received a certificate Tri-County Community College in Horticulture. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and horseback riding. Dianne was a member of Chatuge Hills Assembly of God.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Crone and one sister, Rebecca Crone.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Andy Blankenship; one son, Andrew Blankenship, Jr.; one daughter, Billy Jean Worley; three brothers, Donald Lee, Harold and David Crone; two sisters, Cathy Thompson and Linda Livers; and three grandchildren, Hunter and Ireland Blankenship and Nate Worley.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Chatuge Hills Assembly of God in Hayesville. Rev. Waylon Gibby will officiate. Burial will be in the Union Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tommy Shook, Dexter Shook, Brian Blankenship, Derrick Cunningham, Randy Solesbee and Chad Garrett. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Hedden and Travis Garrett.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm - 2 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Chatuge Hills Assembly of God.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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