Glory Gale Chafin Blankenship, who was born April 1, 1937, left us on March 24, 2020.

She was our loving and beautiful mother who has been chosen by our Lord and Savior to grace the presence of Heaven.

Glory was born in Lovley, Ky., to Wallace and Grace Chafin

She was preceded in death by her parents; nine siblings; her beloved husband James Thomas Blankenship; and son. James Jeffery Blankenship.

She is survived by sister Delores; daughters Reva Blottie (Mark), Cindy Cochran (Greg), and Ginger Blankenship (Donald); and son Kelly Blankenship (Amy). She was Ma Maw to seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Mom will be laid to rest with our Dad in Salisbury National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Iredell County or a church of your choice.
At mom’s request, there will be no services.

“We love you, but Jesus loves you more.”

Nicholson Funeral Home in Statesville, N.C., has the honor of serving the family of Glory Gale Blankenship.

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