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Jennifer Blankenship Layne

December 19, 2021

Jennifer Blankenship Layne, 47, of Evington, VA, died Sunday, December 19, 2021.  She was the loving wife of David Layne for 24 years.

Jennifer was born in December 1974, in Lynchburg, VA, a daughter of David Blankenship and the late Ruth Turner Blankenship.  She was an educator with Classical Conversations for many years and was a member of Langhorne Chapel Community Church.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by her children, Johnathan Layne (Kristian), Christine, Daniel, and Sabrina Layne; grandson, Jackson Layne; brothers, Brian and Mark Blankenship; stepbrother, Ricky Blankenship and stepsister, Brittany Blankenship.

Jennifer was also preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Turner Blankenship, her stepmother, Lillian Blankenship, and her brother, Scott Blankenship.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.  A celebration of Jennifer’s life will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Langhorne Chapel Community Church with Pastor Dwight Weaver officiating.  Interment will follow in Tree of Life Cemetery, Altavista.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

 

Visitation
Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Funeral Service
Langhorne Chapel Community Church
Thursday, December 23, 2021
2:00 pm
Interment
Tree of Life Cemetery, Altavista, VA

Condolences & Tributes

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David and family. I am so so sorry to hear of Jennifer’s passing. I just received from a mutual friend and this grieves my heart so much for all of you. May you find rest and comfort for your broken hearts. May Christ continue to shine through your lives as a testimony of faithfulness to the One Who Stays. Blessings and Prayers for all.

Posted by TerriLee Russmann on January 20, 2022

David and family- I am praying for the entire family, David. She was such a brave, godly, inspirational woman. Praying for comfort and peace for you all. So comforting knowing she is now living an eternal life in heaven with our Heavenly Father. My heart goes out to each and every one of you.

Posted by Lauren Cox on December 21, 2021

David I am so very sorry to hear of Jennifer’s passing. She was such a vibrant smart, sweet and humble lady. Sending you and your children all my love and prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Posted by Angel Carrico Cobb on December 21, 2021

I am so very sorry for the loss of your wife, David. I am praying for you and your family. May you be comforted by the memories and your time together on earth. Much love to you all.

Posted by Brandie Hanks on December 21, 2021

I am so very sorry for the loss of your wife, David. I am praying for you and your family. May you be comforted by the memories and your time together on earth. Much love to you all.

Posted by Brandie Hanks on December 21, 2021

David - I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will give you strength, peace & comfort in this time of need.

Posted by Sheila Layton on December 21, 2021

David and family.. so Sorry for Jennifer passing.. Prayers for Peace and Comfort for Family.. REV. 21.4

Posted by Michael E KEESEE on December 21, 2021

I’m so sorry to hear about Jennifer’s passing. She was such a brave young woman to include all of us thru her jouney battering cancer. Prayers for you David and her husband and children. My heart goes out to each and every one of you.

Posted by Jo ann Harris on December 20, 2021

I will be praying for you and your family David! I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Scott Rector

Posted by Scott Rector on December 20, 2021

I will be praying for you and your family David! I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Scott Rector

Posted by Scott Rector on December 20, 2021

I will be praying for you and your family David! I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Scott Rector

Posted by Scott Rector on December 20, 2021

Prayers for the family in the loss of such a beautiful person.

Posted by Aubrey Bennett on December 20, 2021

Jennifer was such a special person. I don’t understand why, but know just as she and her family knew, God’s plans are perfect. May you feel his presence in a mighty way during this time!!!!!

Posted by DeAnna Phillips on December 20, 2021

Jennifer was such a special person. I don’t understand why, but know just as she and her family knew, God’s plans are perfect. May you feel his presence in a mighty way during this time!!!!!

Posted by DeAnna Phillips on December 20, 2021

Jennifer was a big inspiration to me through all journey! I always loved seeing her post whether it was about family or things was going good!! She was beautiful inside and out!! She leaves many precious memories!! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Posted by Leah on December 20, 2021

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