Mrs. Blankenship was a retired registered nurse.
Survivors include two daughters, Karan Grace of Paducah and Wendy Azizich of Chicago; one son, Ralph Lee of Metropolis; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence A. Jones Jr. and Winnie C. Talley Jones.
There was no funeral service.
Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah was in charge of arrangements.