She was born Aug. 21, 1969 in Beech Grove, IN to Steve Blankenship and Naomi Ruth (Pruett) Blankenship.
Survivors include her mother, Ruth Blankenship of Worthington, IN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Laura & Bradley Dyer of Jasonville, IN, Heather and Tony Hubbard of Worthington, IN, Brianna Blankenship of Worthington, IN; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Deanne Blankenship of Coal City, IN; maternal grandmother, Pauline Reese of Worthington, IN; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, Steve Blankenship, Sr.
Tanya was a graduate of Worthington Jefferson High School. She was a member of the Worthington American Legion Post #106.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana.
Cremation was chosen.
Visitation is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Folsom Memorial United Methodist Church in Worthington. Memorial service will be at the church at 3 p.m. with Pastor Terry Marker officiating.