Funeral Services for H.C. "Pete" Blanchard, 87, of Sycamore, Ga. will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Sycamore Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Turner County. Mr. Blanchard passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 after an extended illness.
The son of the late William Henry and Annie Pierce Gibson Blanchard, he was born in Crisp County, Ga. on January 15, 1928. Mr. Blanchard was a retired farmer but still loved his farm, watching the crops and cows grow and never lost the gift of loving the farm life. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his sister Eloise B. Farmer and his brother Homer Blanchard.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Estene Britt Blanchard of Sycamore, Ga., two daughters, Marjorie (Dennis) James of Sylvester, Ga., Nan Mixon of Eastman, Ga., two grandchildren, Melody (Joseph) Tawzer, Clay Mixon and his fiancée Amanda Whittle, two great-grandchildren, Amber Tawzer and her fiancé Will Arnold, Katelyn Tawzer all of Tifton, Ga., his sister, Christine Hickman of Brandon, Fl. and his brother, Charles (Gwen) Blanchard of Ashburn, Ga.
The family will receive friends Wednesday night from five until seven at the Perry Funeral Chapel.
While flowers will be accepted, for those who wish, please make donations to Sycamore Baptist Church.