Born: February 20, 1924
Died: July 07, 2012
Christine Blanks Hammock
Christine Blanks Hammock, 88, of Spout Spring, died Saturday night July 7, 2012 at Appomattox Health and Rehab Center. She was the widow of Ollie Ramsey Hammock.
Christine was born in Pittsylvania Co., a daughter of the late Ora Dillard and Jesse W. Blanks. She was a Charter Member of Bethany Pentecostal Holiness Church and a retired employee of Craddock-Terry Shoe Corporation.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Richard Chandler of Lynchburg; brother, Gerald Blanks of Spout Spring; a sister and brother-in-law, Dollie and Wilbur Martin of Lynchburg; three grandchildren, Steve Chandler and Rhonda, Darlene Hunt and Don, and Dale Evans; six great-grandchildren, Scott & Connor Evans, Lauren & Justin Chandler, Nathan Hunt and Jami H. LaBathe; special friends, Inez Goin and Helen Franklin. The family would like to extend a special thanks to caregivers, Bonnie Johnson and Marie Durrett.
Christine was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Harold Thomas Blanks; three sisters, Addis Blanks, Naomi Franklin and Thelma Marcuson.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday July 10, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. in Robinson Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Phillips, Rev. Donald Martin and Daneel LeRoux. Burial will follow in Bethany Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.
The family will visit with friends one hour before the service in the chapel beginning at 9:00 A.M.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Bethany Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1800 Narrow Passage Road, Spout Spring, VA 24593.
Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com