Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Dr. Robert Driggers officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park..
Mrs. Blessing, daughter of the late Leonard Leroy and Priscilla Jones Lewis, was born in Clairton, PA, and worked in the restaurant business. She was a member of Gracewood Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, Billy Leroy Forkey, her sister, Mary Lou Dolansky, and her grandson, Robert Huzak.
She is survived by her son, Ronald Carl Forkey (Lisa), of Augusta; her daughters, Donna Marie Merry, of Pittsburgh, PA, and Mary Ellen Meadows, of Hephzibah; her sisters, Lois Kraft, of Swansea, SC, and Jean Ann Lewis, of Ohio; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 2, 2017, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.