Susan Vaughn Holsapple Blankenbaker

October 1, 1949April 21, 2011

Susan Vaughn Holsapple-Blankenbaker passed away on April 21, 2011 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 61.Susie was an outstanding individual who believed that education is a journey not a destination. She excelled as a master educator in cosmetology and esthetician instruction and was one of two Cidesco Diplomats in Indiana. She was co-owner and Executive Director of Education at A Cut Above Beauty College. Susie is survived by her loving husband Leslie Blankenbaker, daughters; Amy Holsapple,and Julie Randall, her son Shawn(wife Kathy)Holsapple, three sisters; Charlene Drake, Sandra Jo Case, Sharon Golden, and her brother Douglas Vaughn.She is also survived by her loving grandchildren; Kayliegh and Phelan Holsapple.Friends may call on Monday, April 25, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. in Little and Sons Funeral Home Stop 11 Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday. April 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. also in the funeral home.Graveside service and burial in Whited Cemetery, Liberty, KY.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 26, 2011
  • Visitation Monday, April 25, 2011

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Sandy Sloan

May 1, 2011

I love and miss you Susie. Thank you for the love and laughs. Your influence will last for generations through the thousands of lives you touched.


April 25, 2011


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Lisa & Jerry Viles

Karen Maynard

April 25, 2011

Always Remember when GOD made Susie He did so with a purpose and a plan. He saw her days before she even lived one of them and placed over her the covering of His Protective Love. He calls her by Name. She is His Beloved Child the apple of His eye.... The delight of his HEART. My Dear Fiend I Love You with all HEART. My world will not be the same with out you. I will Miss You Susie,But your work here on earth is done. So I will see you later in a BETTER Place. Kego

Joan Wicklas

April 25, 2011

Although I didn't know Susie well, I remember her as a sweet, gentle, giving person. My thoughts and prayers are with Susie and her loving familly and friends.

Sharon Farrell

April 25, 2011

Please accept my sympathy. I will always remember the fun times with Susie and her dedication to education. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Sharon Barrett-Farrell

Mary Ann Armstrong

April 24, 2011

" To all who knew Susie, we are Blessed, because she touched our lives in some way, even if it was for a short time, she was a "Light" that shined so bright that you couldn't help but be drawn toward it.I am truly sorry for the family's lose. She will be greatly missed by all of her Cosmetology Family and I would like to Thank You for sharing this wonderful person with us. God bless you!

Kathy Weathers

April 23, 2011

Amy, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kathy and Dan Weathers

Cheryl Zoll

April 23, 2011

Dear Amy,
We are so sorry for your loss. Your mother must have been a very special person to have such a special daughter. May you find comfort from the many memories you shared. Love, Clark, Cheryl, Annie, Lauren

Kellie Dussault

April 23, 2011

Sweet Susie.... You were such an amazing inspiration to so many!!
All my love and prayers go out to your family!
You will be greatly missed, but a piece of you will live on in each of us girls from regency!!
I love you!

Sarah Hopkins

April 23, 2011

Miss Susie touched every life she encountered. The world is a lesser place without her. I hear her voice everytime I pick up a pair of shears. I wilk miss you greatly.