Hester Dell (Grider) Blankenship

Born: Sat., Sep. 30, 1933
Died: Sat., Jul. 22, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 24, 2017
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 25, 2017
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

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Hester Dell (Grider) Blankenship, 83, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.  She was born September 30, 1933 in Adair County to Loren C. and Ruby M. Conover Grider.  She worked in the Soda Shop at Grider Drug and was a member of Bethlehem Separate Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randall Blankenship, and one brother, Leon Grider.


three children: Rhonda (Donnie) Wilkerson, Jamestown

                        Tammy (David) Payne, Campbellsville

                         Clint Blankenship, Charleston, SC

two grandchildren:  Kendra Benningfield and Trey Wilkerson

one brother:  Kermit (Hilda) Grider, Columbia

Funeral services for Hester Blankenship will be at 11 AM (CDT) Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Daryl Coe and Donnie Wilkerson officiating.

Visitation 5-8 PM Monday and after 8 AM Tuesday.

Interment in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Russell Springs.

Pallbearers: Clint Blankenship, Donnie Wilkerson, David Payne, Trey Wilkerson, Greg Grider, and Eric Grider.

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

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