Brandi Gail Blankenship, 23, of Delbarton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Pax.
Born on January 24, 1989, at Princeton, she is the daughter of Doug Blankenship and Robbin Lambert White.
Brandi was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Dallas Hall.
Brandi was a loving daughter, mother, sister, niece, cousin and friend. She was a 2008 graduate of Gilbert High School and had completed two years of college and was a member of the Freedom Full Gospel Assembly House of Prayer. She enjoyed life and loved spending time with her wonderful family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Those left to love and cherish the memory of Brandi and to mourn her passing include her daughter, Farah Grace Riffe of Delbarton; her father, Doug (fiancée Devonda Matney) Blankenship of Hampden; her mother, Robbin Lambert White of Pax; her brother, Dalton White of Pax; her paternal grandparents, Rayburn and Betty Blankenship of Delbarton; her maternal grandmother, Barbara Friua of Welch; her step-grandfather, Jerry Lambert of Davey; her four aunts, Carnetta Payne, Debbie Blankenship, Michelle Lambert and Angela Dillion; her two uncles, Phillip (Katrina) Blankenship and Anthony Lambert; and a host of other dear family and friends.
Friends may gather with the family at the Freedom Full Gospel Assembly House of Prayer at Hampden on Saturday, July 14, after 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 at the Freedom Full Gospel Assembly House of Prayer with the Rev. Carl “Cab” Wolford officiating. Burial will follow in the Hatfield Cemetery at Sharon Heights of Hampden. Brandi will be carried to her final resting place by Dalton White, Rob Powers, Anthony Lambert, Craig Blankenship, Michael Blankenship, Cory Blankenship, Derrick Bailey, Aaron Reddish and Lee Perkins. Honorary Pallbearers are Johnny Riffe, Jeff Cline, Gary Wayne Blankenship, Doug Ellis, Dougie Ellis, Elmer Ellis, Phillip Blankenship, Mike McCoy and Scooter Riffe.
Mounts Funeral Home of Gilbert is in charge of arrangements.