Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys Blankenship Mitchell, age 87 of Murray, Kentucky, formerly of Fayetteville will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery beside her husband Taylor Mitchell. Mrs. Mitchell passed away Tuesday February 5, 2013 at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, Kentucky.
She was a native of Paint Rock, Alabama on February 12, 1925 to the late Walter Gray and Minnie Blankenship. Mrs. Mitchell enjoyed playing the guitar and singing and was a member of the Stewart’s Chapel Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Gayle Mitchell of Gallatin, TN, Mitzi Fawley and husband Blair of Springfield, TN, Teresa Butler and husband Dan of Murray, Kentucky, four granddaughters, Haley Dickson of Springfield, TN, Kelly Townsend of Florence, AL, Erin Pugh and husband Josh of Goodlettsville, TN, and Taylor Hopkins and husband Chris of Murray, Kentucky, also a nephew Grady Daniel along with several other nieces and nephews survive.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Taylor Mitchell and one
sister Zelma Daniel.
Visitation with the family will be Friday from 10am-2pm at the funeral home.