Joyce Blankenship of Salem will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 31. A family dinner is planned in the Columbus area at a later date.
Mrs. Blankenship was married in 1942 to the late Gerald Blankenship. The mother of Lynn Lotas, Sandra Blankenship, William Blankenship, and Karen Pond, also has three sons who are deceased, Ron, Don and Bob. She is the grandmother of 10 and the great-grandmother of eight. She is a member of the Salem First United Methodist Church, Salem Book Club and Church Women United. Cards may be sent to the honoree at 1593 Manor Drive, Salem 44460.