Originally created 06/04/06

Hank Blanchard (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)



WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Henry "Hank" Hammond Blanchard, Jr., 59, entered into rest on Saturday, June 3, 2006, at his residence. Mr. Blanchard was born in Louisville, Georgia, on October 31, 1946 to the late Hammond and Mary Miller Blanchard. He was a resident of Waynesboro all of his life. He was a member of Rosemont Heights Baptist Church; UGA graduate, a member of the Waynesboro Country Club, a director of First National Bank, and served in the National Guard. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 5, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro with Rev. Wayne Dixon and Rev. Marshall Singletary officiating. Pallbearers will be Roy Jenkins, Joe Daniel, Clifford Lewis, Dr. Larry Jackson, Stephen Murray, Bill Mobley, Tommy Rowland, and Larry Askew. Honorary pallbearers will be officers and directors of First National Bank. Interment will follow at Burke Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 4, 2006, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, Waynesboro, GA. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Nancy Stewart Blanchard; his daughters, Melinda Prescott (Jody) and Denise Meeks (Brent), all of Waynesboro; a son, Henry Blanchard, III, of Marietta, GA; a sister, Jane Blanchard Stewart of Waynesboro; a brother, Phillip Blanchard of Waynesboro; and 6 grandchildren, Robert, Sid, Jackie, and Gracie Prescott, and Daniel and Andrew Meeks, all of Waynesboro. In lieu of flowers, remembrances/memorials may be made to the church of choice or Edmund Burke Academy Building Fund. DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 706-554-3531 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 4, 2006