Originally created 11/22/05

Mrs. Margaret Blanchard (EVANS, Ga.)



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EVANS, Ga. - On November 20, 2005, Mrs. Margaret Nell Blanchard went to be with her heavenly father. She was 91 years of age. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. in Thomas L. King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chuck Moon officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be tonight at the funeral home between the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. Nell was born in Sylvania, Ga. but lived most of her life in Augusta and Evans. She was member of Marvin United Methodist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Mr. Guy V. Blanchard, Sr. and her daughter, Patsy B. Butler. Survivors are one daughter, Margaret B. Howland and husband, Bobby of Evans; one son, Guy V. Blanchard, Jr. and wife, Jackie of Hiram, Ga.; six grandchildren, Karen Brock and husband, Wendell, Evans, Byron Deas and wife, Sandi, Evans,Pamela Thigpen and husband, Earl, Evan, Bruce Howland and wife, Angie, Evans, Guy V. Blanchard III and wife, Lori and Kimberly Burks and husband, Woody; 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers grandsons and grandson-in-laws, Byron Deas, Bruce Howland, Guy V. Blanchard, III, Wendell Brock, Earl Thigpen and Woody Burks. Honorary pallbearers will be the Mildred Walton Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Rd., Martinez, Ga. 30907. Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Rd., Martinez, Ga. 863-6747. Florist 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle November 22, 2005