Graveside services for Laura Ruth Blanchard will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Jacksonville Old City Cemetery with Rev. Lester Foreman officiating. Boren-Conner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Laura Ruth Loftin Blanchard was born September 20, 1940 in Jacksonville, Texas to Millard Johnnie and Geraldine Cleveland Loftin. She had resided in Jacksonville most of her life. She was a Baptist and had retired from Baxter Manufacturing. Laura died on May 5, 2017 in a local nursing home at the age of 76.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Blanchard and her sister, Sandy Halbert. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Clayton Ray of Jacksonville and Chris and Tammy Loftin of Jacksonville, a daughter, Angie Roper of Jacksonville, two brothers, Johnny Loftin of Gallatin and Jimmy Loftin of Jacksonville, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on May 8, 2017