Nancy Blankenship Martin, 74, of Buena Vista died Feb. 19


Nancy Blankenship Martin, 74, of Buena Vista, passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at her residence.

Born March 16, 1943, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Janie Blankenship. She was a member of Peoples Baptist Church.  She was also preceded in death by Thuel Jasper Martin, her husband of 56 years, and a grandchild Bubba Camden.

Nancy retired from Burlington Industries where she made many people laugh through the years.

She is survived by her children, Thuel Jasper Martin Jr., Theresa Lynn Dale and Monte, Avery Shannon Martin and Paula Tolley, Shana Leah Burch and Shaun Lotts; two sisters, Alice Blankenship and Patricia Blankenship; a brother, Junior Blankenship; grandchildren, Marleigh Robinson and Kasey Burch; great-grandchildren, Mickaela McDaniel, Taylor Burch, and many more; several very dear friends, Carolyn Claytor, Kathy Campbell and Gelsie Wright.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery in Amherst at 1 p.m.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


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