Helen Elizabeth Greenlief, 79, of Pearisburg departed this life Monday morning, June 26, 2017 in the care of her family at Giles Community Hospital. Born in Rich Creek, Giles County, Virginia on March 12, 1938 she was a daughter of the late Gilbert Blankenship and Gladys Helen Stebar Blankenship. She was employed at Celco in the spinning department. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Gilbert B., Jr., William Howard and Donald Eugene Blankenship; her sisters Sylvia Lilly, Katherine Meadows, Viola Hanes, Donetta Henson and Madeline Gautier.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters and sons-in-law Mitzi Robertson and Ted of Narrows, Angela Franklin and Rick of Pearisburg; her son Randy Gautier of Lynchburg; her brother Gary Blankenship of Baltimore, MD.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Birchlawn Burial Park Abbey, Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Abbey one hour before the services. The Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.