L.G. Blankenship, 88, of Russellville passed away, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Terrace Manor. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Lawrence Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel with John Webb and Waymon Pace officiating. Burial will be in Old Bethel Cemetery, Leighton, Alabama.
L.G. was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She loved working in her yard and building fences. L.G. was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church.
L.G. was the mother of Tommy Smith (Wanza), and the late, Judy Fischer, and she was a mother to her grandson, Dave Fischer after the passing of his mother, Judy. She was also step-mother to Debbie (Art), Reggie (Rita) and Janice (Tim). She was the proud grandmother of ten grandchildren, Dave Fischer, Tara Kennedy, Justin Smith, Brandi Helms, Casey Vinson, Wesley Blankenship, Courtney Mason, Alaina Vinson, Hillary and Mary Aaron and sixteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, J.C. Smith and Willard Blankenship, her daughter, Judy Smith Fischer, her parents, George and Lula Arnold, two brothers, Bill and Grady Arnold and two sisters, Mamie Daily and Mary Lynn Bradford.
Pallbearers will be Dave Fischer, Justin Smith, Gary Smith, Jerry Smith, Bill Smith and Alan Patterson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Old Bethel Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 670 Leighton, Alabama 35646.
The family would like to give a very special Thank you to The Pearl of the Shoals and Terrace Manor for the love and kindness that was shown to our family.