|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1930|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2005|
Double hs w/ Tonyia Kelley
Married Dec. 2, 1986
s/o Aramance Marrie Arabie & Ezrael Blanchard
Obit below supplied by Tonya Lawrence:
James C. ‘Jim' Blanchard, 75, of Raywood, died Friday, September 16, 2005,at the San Jacinto Methodist Hospital-Alexander Campus. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 Am, Tuesday, September 20, 2005, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Liberty with burial following at the Liberty Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 Pm to 9 Pm, with rosary services at 7 Pm, Monday, at the church. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.
Jim was born April 4, 1930 in Devers, to parents; Ezrael and Armance Arabie Blanchard and has resided in the Raywood area for the past 62 years. He was a retired driller from G & G Well Services of Raywood, a former employee of Shivers Well Service and Texas Gulf Sulphur, and a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He also enjoyed fishing and gardening, and will be remembered as a jack of all trades, but master of none.
Mr. Blanchard was preceded in death by his parents, sons: Robert Blanchard and Jerry Blanchard, grandson: James Lee Blanchard, son-in-law: Kenny Cross, sister: Belle Thibodeaux, and brothers: Lawrence Blanchard and Clenny ‘Poncho' Blanchard. He is survived by his wife of 18 years: Tonyia Sue Kelley Blanchard of Raywood, sons: Tommy Blanchard and wife Robbi of Saratoga, Brandon McClure and wife Krystal of Hardin, and Billy Wayne Meadows and wife Christina of Groveton, GA, daughters: Delores Ann Cross of Oakdale, LA and Kolynda Sigle and husband Brian of Raywood, sisters: Dorothy Rogers of Raywood and Shirley Collins and husband George of Bevil Oaks,brothers: Clarence Blanchard and wife Myrtle of Hardin and Adam Blanchard and wife Laura Nell of Batson, sisters-in-law: Vera Blanchard of Saratoga and Susie Blanchard of Moss Hill, 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Liberty Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Texas History Hunter
Record added: May 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19435768