Lavonne E. Blankenship, 84, Marionville, Missouri was born November 18, 1933 at Eagle Rock, Missouri to George and Mae Garrett Majors and departed this life January 6, 2018 at the Ozarks Methodist Manor Marionville, Missouri.

Lavonne had been a lifelong resident of the area and had work in dietary at the Ozarks Methodist Manor.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Kenneth Blankenship; a son, Robert (Smiley) Blankenship and a brother James Majors.

Survivors include a son, Rocky Blankenship and wife Kelley of Aurora, Missouri; a daughter, Judy Ellingsworth and husband Alan of Crane, Missouri; two brothers, Charles Majors of Monett, Missouri and George Majors and wife Treva of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren, Melissa Harris and husband Bobby, Chad Blankenship and wife Julie, Brad Blankenship and wife Amy and Scotty Blankenship and wife Shelby, 7 great grandchildren other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services were Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Burial was at Clio Cemetery under the care of Westrip Funeral Home, Crane, Missouri.