|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1922|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2012|
Roberta Blanchard, age 90 of Rison, died, Monday, December 31, 2012. She was born December 11, 1922 at Delight, Arkansas, the oldest child of the late William Otis Simpson and Grace Lee Simpson. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, a baby sister, Veda Simpson and an infant brother. Mrs. Blanchard was reared and educated in the Delight and Murfreesboro areas. She and D. C. "Doc" Blanchard wedded on December 14, 1941 at Murfreesboro and were married for seventy one years.
Mrs. Blanchard is survived by her husband, Doc Blanchard of Rison; three children, Barbara Gray (Jim), John Blanchard (Billie), all of Rison and Connie Blanchard Simpson of Norfork; two sisters, Dessa Fenter (J.C.) Livingston, Texas, JoReta Grimillion (Maurice) of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Gene Simpson (Mary) of Houston, Texas and Elvin Simpson(Linda) of Livingston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Mary Blanchard Meena (Nick) of Louisville, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Jamie Gray, Michael Gray (Deb), all of Greenwood, Arkansas and Michelle Phillips (Brian) of Rison; five great grandchildren; special caregiver, Whitney Mull; and a host of nieces and nephews, and lots of friends
William Otis Simpson (1900 - 1994)
Grace Louetta Lee Simpson (1902 - 1986)
Cooper Blanchard (1922 - 2013)
Baby Boy Simpson (____ - 1931)*
Roberta Simpson Blanchard (1922 - 2012)
Veda A. Simpson (1925 - 1929)*
Married Dec. 14, 1941
Created by: Doss Walker
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
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