Carolyn J. Baird Blankenship, 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 6:40 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born July 31, 1925 in St. Mary’s Ohio the daughter of the late James Richard & Mabel (Jobes) Baird. She was a volunteer. She was a member of D.A.R.; Haner Historical Society; Miami County Historical Society; Genealogy Society; Studebaker Family National Association; Fort Rowdy Museum.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Forrest L. Blankenship; sisters: Beatrice Campbell, Mary Alice Folkerth, and Janice Moggie.
She is survived by her children: Beverly Rush, Leslie Vicedo, & Audrey Walther; grandchildren: Mark Rush, Nicole (Rush) Lowder, Rick Vicedo, Susan Vicedo, Michael Vicedo, & Tammy Smith-Firestone; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brother: Richard Baird; sister: Jane Silva.
A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday November 28, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com