Blankenship, Tina

Tina Blankenship, 40, of Morenci died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Arbor Hospice and Home Care near Ann Arbor.

She was born June 15, 1967, in Morenci, the daughter of Greg and Rose (Green) Olmstead.  She married James Blankenship Feb. 16, 1996, in Hillsdale and he survives.

Tina was a graduate of Midtown High School in Hillsdale and was formerly employed as a nurse’s aide at Christ Center Homes in Hillsdale.

Besides her husband, James, Tina is survived by a daughter, Betty Sue, and a son, Brando,n both at home; her parents, Greg and Rose Olmstead of Morenci; a sister, Dawn Nichols of Camden; and a brother, Todd Olmstead of Camden.

Funeral service are scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Dennis Owens and Wendel Blankenship officiating.  Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned Saturday from noon until service time.