Ashland  Daily Independent  -  11/05/03

Betty Callihan 


Betty Jean Blankenship Callihan, age 67, of Grayson, Ky., formerly of Olive Hill, Ky., died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at her residence, following an extended illness. 
She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Carter County, Ky., a daughter of the late Arnold Blankenship and the late Irene Williams Conn. 
She was retired from St. Claire Home Health and was of the Baptist faith. 
Her survivors include two daughters, Daragh Porter Wobbe and her husband, John Wobbe, of Loveland, Ohio, and Dianna Porter Phillips and her husband, Barney Phillips, of Grayson; a son, Douglas Porter and his wife, Gina Porter, of Sandy Hook, Ky.; two grandchildren, Heather Nicole Phillips and Nicholas George Phillips, both of Grayson. 
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Mike Clark and Dale Collingsworth, ministers. Burial will be in Olive Hill Memorial Gardens. 
Pallbearers will be Greg Jordan, Kevin Jordan, Tim Garvin, Rick Porter, Rocky Porter, and Don Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Gilliam, Vaughn Gilliam and Jerry Estes. 
Friends may call tonight, Nov. 5, from 5 to 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, Ky. 41101. 
Condolences may be made to the family at 

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