Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Phenix City

3770 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL


Lou Adams Blankenship

January 21, 1930September 18, 2019

Lou Blankenship, age 89, of Salem, Alabama passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at her home. A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. EDT Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Lakewood Hall at Striffler-Hamby in Phenix City, AL. The family will receive friends following the service. A private entombment will be held at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Blankenship was born January 21, 1930 in Beulah, Alabama the daughter of the late John Mark and Julia Hollis Adams. She was retired from SunTrust Bank as Branch Manager and previously was employed with Phenix Girard Bank for many years.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband , Lester Roy Blankenship and her grandson, Matthew Hutchinson.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Danny Hutchinson, son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Joy Blankenship all of Salem, AL; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Columbus Hospice in her memory. To offer condolences, please visit www.shphenixcity.com


  • John Mark Adams, Father (deceased)
  • Julia Hollis Adams, Mother (deceased)
  • Lester Roy Blakenship, Husband (deceased)
  • Sandra Hutchinson, Daughter
  • Danny Hutchinson, Son-in-law
  • Ronnie Blankenship, Son
  • Joy Blankenship, Daughter-in-law
  • Matthew Hutchinson, Grandson (deceased)
  • Mrs. Blankenship also leaves behind five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other extended relatives and friends to cherish her loving memory.


  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service Sunday, September 22, 2019
  • Entombment Monday, September 23, 2019


Lou Adams Blankenship

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Karen Holt

September 21, 2019

A lovely woman whom I have had the pleasure of knowing and loving her. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Lou, you will be missed but never forgotten. R.I.P.

Love Karen & Ken Holt

Joe Rosier

September 21, 2019

I knew Mrs.Blankenship for years atPGB. She was a very special person. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.