Gaffney, SC - - Delphia Blankenship Fizer, 89, of 612 Lyman Street, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Beartown, WV, she was the wife of Reverend George Herman Fizer of 70 years, and was the daughter of the late Cager David Blankenship and Thressie Robertson Blankenship. She was a member of Limestone Street United Methodist Church, and a former member of Bluewell United Methodist Church in Bluewell, WV, where she was a former choir member and very active in the church. She was also a graduate of Herndon High School, Herndon, WV.
Surviving are two daughters, Deanna Queen and husband, John Larry, of Blacksburg, and Shelia Keaton and husband, Nelson, of Brownsville, TN; a brother, Bill Blankenship and wife, Luann, of Thomasville, NC; three sisters, Betty Angle and husband, James, of Princeton, WV, Tess Johnson, of Princeton, WV, and Rosemary Shrewsbury, of Van Wycke, SC; four grandchildren, John Mark Queen and wife, Kristie, Deanna Queen Wise and husband, Ian, Dr. Casie Keaton, and TSgt Cory Keaton, USAF, and wife, Ashley; and 10 great-grandchildren, Ahna, John Connor, Aileana, Forrest, Ethan, Janet, Kathryn, Bryce, Liam, and Chloe. Preceded in death are a daughter, Vici Lynn Jordan; five brothers, Ray Blankenship, Lomas Blankenship, Harry Blankenship, Lonnie Blankenship, and Garvin Blankenship; and two sisters, Dolly Wall and Faye Beggs.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Blakely Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Limestone Street United Methodist Church with Reverend Ron Singleton officiating. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Limestone Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 455, Gaffney, SC 29342.
The family will be at the residence.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Published on October 31, 2017