Thomson- Mrs. Lois Blanchard, 96, widow of Mr. John E. Blanchard, Sr., entered into rest peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Lake Crossing Health Care Center, Appling, Georgia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. David Lambert officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Blanchard was a native of Meriden, Conn., but lived in Thomson since 1951. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Thomson. Lois loved to cook for her family, gardening, working in her yard, sewing and reading. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. We were truly blessed to have had her.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, John E. Blanchard Sr. She is survived by her five children, Robert P. Blanchard, Thomson, Georgia, William H. Blanchard, Sr. (Charlene), Grovetown, Georgia, John E. Blanchard, Jr. (Barbara), Charleston, South Carolina, Ruth E. Blanchard, Grovetown, Georgia, Thomas W. Blanchard, Thomson, Georgia; four grandchildren, Recy B. Reese (Keith), William H. Blanchard II (Melissa), Dominique Blanchard and John Blanchard; five great-grandchildren, Ivie & Lillian Reese, Espy, William, and Owen Blanchard.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family of Lois Blanchard for Tommy Blanchard C/O William Blanchard 816 Morris Road Grovetown, Georgia 30813.
Friends may call at the home of Bill Blanchard 816 Morris Road Grovetown, Georgia 706-945-3472 or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lois Blanchard for Tommy Blanchard
816 Morris Road, Grovetown GA 30813