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Blansett Family Obituaries

Blansett, Verna Catherine (nee Lansdell)

CARAWAY -- Funeral services for Verna Catherine Blansett, 77, of Caraway, who died Friday, April 30, at Caraway, will be at 2 p.m. today at Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church in Caraway.

The Rev. Bob Kinnett and the Rev. Bobby Brooks will officiate and burial will follow in Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann.

Active pallbearers will be Wade Pettit, Marvin Browning, Larry Anderson, Robert Anderson, Jerry Sparkman and Alvin Mitchell.

Honorary pallbearers will include Roy Anderson, Jim Fowler, Walter Marvel and Jim Bullock.

Born in Corning, she had lived in Caraway for the past three years and was formerly of Trumann. She was a homemaker and a member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church in Caraway.

Survivors include her husband, Jesse "Short" Blansett of the home; one daughter, Jean Jeffers of Caraway; one brother, J.C. Lansdell of Trumann; two grandchildren, Gary Jeffers of Caraway and Randy Jeffers of Lake City; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clay and Bessie Dunlap Lansdell, and two brothers.

Memorials may be made to St. Bernard's Hospice in Jonesboro.


Printed in Monday, May 3, 2004 edition of "The Jonesboro Sun" newspaper in Jonesboro, AR.

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