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Jennifer Blankenship Layne

December 19, 2021

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Funeral Service
Langhorne Chapel Community Church
Thursday, December 23, 2021
2:00 pm
Tree of Life Cemetery, Altavista, VA

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Jennifer Blankenship Layne, 47, of Evington, VA, died Sunday, December 19, 2021.  She was the loving wife of David Layne for 24 years.

Jennifer was born in December 1974, in Lynchburg, VA, a daughter of David Blankenship and the late Ruth Turner Blankenship.  She was an educator with Classical Conversations for many years and was a member of Langhorne Chapel Community Church.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by her children, Johnathan Layne (Kristian), Christine, Daniel, and Sabrina Layne; grandson, Jackson Layne; brothers, Brian and Mark Blankenship; stepbrother, Ricky Blankenship and stepsister, Brittany Blankenship.

Jennifer was also preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Turner Blankenship, her stepmother, Lillian Blankenship, and her brother, Scott Blankenship.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.  A celebration of Jennifer’s life will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Langhorne Chapel Community Church with Pastor Dwight Weaver officiating.  Interment will follow in Tree of Life Cemetery, Altavista.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.


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