BEAVER DAM — Dorothy Jewel Blankenship, 97, of Beaver Dam, died Dec. 30, 2020, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. She was born in McHenry to the late Lonnie Earl and Ruth Bennett Maddox. She was a homemaker and a member of Beaver Dam United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel R. “Sonny” Blankenship.
Survivors include two sons, Daniel R. (Jane) Blankenship Jr., of Murray, Ky., and Gary N. Blankenship, of Beaver Dam; a daughter, Karen Blankenship Hayes, of Clarksville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Dana Blankenship Kelley, Ashley Hayes, Brian Blankenship and Alisa Blankenship; and three great-grandchildren, Colton, Kierstyn and Janasyn.
The family requests expressions take the form of contributions to: Beaver Dam United Methodist Church, 302 N. Lafayette Street, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.
Due to COVID-19 the family will have a private service. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Bevil Bros. Funeral Homes, Inc., in Beaver Dam is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.