|Benjamin Lee Cordell Blankenship, infant son of Deavin Ann Blankenship Smith and Preston L. Ball, passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown October 22nd, 2003.|
Surviving in addition to the parents are step-father, Tony Smith of Five Forks, maternal grandparents, Mary and Larry Radcliff of Big Bend, James Blankenship and Beth Watson of Elizabeth, great grandparents are Anna Mae and Berlon Parsons of Big Bend; paternal grandparents are Ted Ball of Creston and Sherry Carpenter of Elizabeth; an uncle James F. Blankenship, II of Big Bend.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday, October 28 at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Interment will be in the Snyder Chapel Church Cemetery at Annamoriah. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to services.