Born on February 23, 1968 in Ashtabula, OH, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Merle and Elizabeth Ann Tolliver Blankenship.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Albert Deal, who passed in November of 1999.
Left to cherish her memory are her four sons, whom she loved dearly and raised on her own for over 14 years, William Deal and companion, Amber Harvey of Belle, Josh Deal and companion, Kristen Shamblin of Beech Glen, Matt Deal of Swiss, and Jeremy Deal and companion, Kayla Nichols of Swiss; brothers Tim Blankenship and wife, Michelle of Gauley Bridge, Virgil Blankenship of Gauley Bridge, Oran Blankenship and wife, Kathy of Michigan; sister, Kimberly Whiteside of Gauley Bridge; niece, Connie Whiteside; nephews, whom she was well loved by, Jamie Blankenship, Timmy Blankenship and Nicky Blankenship; and a host of other family and friends.
Services were held at 1 PM, Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with the Reverend Charles Blankenship officiating. Burial followed at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor, WV.
Friends called two hours prior to service time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Pennington Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Deal family.