Carolyn Jeanne Blenis

September 10, 1950 - May 21, 2016

Carolyn Jeanne Blenis, age 65, of Allen, Texas, passed away May 21, 2016.  Carolyn was born September 10, 1950, in Norwich, New York, to Charles and Jeanne (Tiffany) Wightman.  She married James Blenis on April 3, 1971, in Norwich, New York.  Carolyn was a long time member of the JVP Quilting Group meeting at First Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. She was of the Episcopal faith.

She is survived by her husband, James Blenis of Allen, Texas; parents, Charles and Jeanne Wightman of Mt. Upton, New York; daughters, Rachel Blenis Scroggs and husband, John of McDonough, Georgia, Sarah Blenis Terrell of The Colony, Texas, and Esther Lynn Reynolds and husband, Matthew of Ripon, California; and grandchildren, Julia Scroggs, Thomas Scroggs, Hannah Terrell, and Matthew Terrell.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Wightman.

A committal service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the Ridgeview Pavillion at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.

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I was a classmate of Carolyn's in Norwich, New York. I remember her as quiet, yet fun-loving. I had not seen her since then, but one never forgets those special people from "home". My sincere condolences to her family. Francis Bianchi, May 30, 2016 Jim, I was saddened to receive the news of Carolyn's passing, please accept my deepest condolences. Bob Sinkiewicz, May 28, 2016 Carolyn was my friend in high school in Norwich, New York. My family lives on Cortland Street and her family lived around the corner on Canasawacta Street. Although we lost touch through the years I would like to add my condolences at her passing, My cousin Teresa Blenis came to Texas to care for her after her recent surgery. My thought s and prayers are with your family at this time. Donna (Kirchbaum) Kudrick, May 27, 2016 Carolyn and I shared fun and laughter at the JVP meetings while we gathered quilting fabric, patterns, and shared the latest news on other members. Her smile and cheerfulness will be missed. God bless the family and bring them peace. Barbara Hilliard, May 26, 2016 Sarah & family, I never had the honor to meet your mother but I know she was wonderful because she raised such amazing daughters. My heart and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I wish more than anything I could be there for you but if you need to talk I'm just a phone call away. Robin Lamb, Covington, GA, May 25, 2016 So sorry to hear about your loss Dale Zuk, May 25, 2016 Jim and Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Kimberly Kimberly Manny, May 25, 2016 Jim I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. Terry sent me an email message with the link to the obituary. When you get a chance and would like to chat a minute give me a call at 641 -203-3035. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God's Blessings. Don Hall, May 24, 2016 Jim, please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. Fred Padilla, May 24, 2016 We were so sorry to get this news. Beth and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Bob & Beth Bob Letourneau, May 24, 2016 Jim, I am sorry for your loss. I hope all is well with you. Chuck & Jane Minetti Chuck Minetti, May 24, 2016 We are deeply saddened by your loss. We will all miss Carolyn and her cheerful smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Dr. James Adkins & Staff, May 24, 2016 So sorry to hear about Carolyn. Ron Murray, May 24, 2016 We're so sorry to hear about Caroline, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dick and Nancy Adams, May 24, 2016 So sorry to hear about Carolyn's passing. She was a fellow classmate and cousin to a best friend of mine. I always remember her as being a very happy and friendly person. Diana Lynk, May 23, 2016 I am shocked and deeply saddened to hear of Carolyn's passing. My heart goes out to all your family, especially Jim, Rachel, Sarah and Essie. Carolyn was a beautiful sweet person. I so missed her when she moved away from Connecticut. Bless you all! Lisa Gilson, May 23, 2016 So sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing she was a great person and fellow classmate prayers going out to her family and friends may she rest in peace Patricia Horton (Natoli), May 23, 2016 I was a classmate of Carolyn and knew her from early in our lives as we were both Norwich natives. She was a bright spot in the lives of many and I know that she will be missed by all who knew her. My deepest condolences to the family. May she be comforted and in peace. Doug Smith, May 22, 2016 I am so sorry to receive this news. I hadn't seen Carolyn in years but have fond memories of what a good and kind person she was. God bless your family Peggy peggy fahy parker, May 22, 2016 I miss you, Carolyn, more now than ever. We grew up together, played together, and shared many memories. I wish it had not been so soon for you, and that we could've spent more time together. Be safe and well in Heaven. Love your cousin, Susan. Susan Tiffany, May 22, 2016