|Birth: ||Jun. 18, 1970|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1999|
MARK R. BLANCHARD
VIRGINIA BEACH - Mark Randall Blanchard, 28, formerly of Virginia Beach, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999.
Born June 18, 1970, in Norfolk, Mark was the son of Elliott ``Jack'' and Patsy Pierce Blanchard of Virginia Beach. In May 1993 he received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Virginia Wesleyan College, in May 1995 his Master of Theological Studies from Duke University School of Divinity, in May 1998 his Juris Doctor from N.C. Central University School of Law, and was a May 1999 Master of Theology candidate at Duke University School of Divinity. He was a member of Thalia Lynn Baptist Church in Virginia Beach.
Surviving other than his parents are his wife, Marjorie Lynn Blanchard; his maternal grandmother, Hettie Eason Pierce of Hobbsville; and two brothers, David Randall Blanchard of Raleigh and Paul Randall Blanchard and his wife, Allison, and children, Molly and Alex, of High Point.
Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Thalia Lynn Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert L. Crute and the Rev. Peter McGuire. The family will assemble at the church at 7:15 p.m. in preparation for services.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Hobbsville Baptist Church Cemetery, Hobbsville, N.C. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, N.C., is in charge. Friends may join the family at the home of his parents, 3832 Shadow Lane, Virginia Beach.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Mark R. Blanchard Fund, New Horizons, c/o NCCU School of Law, 1512 S. Alston Ave., Durham, N.C. 27707, or to Duke University Medical Center Children's Research Hospital, Durham, N.C. 27705.
- The Virginian-Pilot - January 17, 1999 - Section: LOCAL - Page: B7
Hobbsville Baptist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
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