Adria Adie Schmidt Blankenship
Adria (Adie Schmidt) Blankenship left this earth on December 21st, 2008. Her battle with breast cancer since 2004 ended in the arms of her two daughters, Kristin Martinez-Pettit and Amanda Martinez.
She was a beautiful woman, inside and out, who was known for a smile that lit up a room. Adria loved to laugh and her enthusiasm for life helped her to find beauty in everything. She had many hobbies but most often immersed herself in gardening and photography.
She leaves behind her loving daughters as well as a sister, Debrah Escherich, brother, John Schmidt II, and husband, Don Blankenship. We want to thank all of those who supported us during Mom's struggle. Your kindness was beautiful and inspiring. We miss you like we never thought possible, Mom.