- 79 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 8, 1936
- Date of passing: Oct 14, 2015
|Let the memory of Blanche be with us forever|
Blanche Currin Etheridge, 79, a resident of 6703 Matt Currin Rd., Oxford, N.C. went to be with our Lord and Savior Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Granville Medical Center.
She was a lifelong member of Stovall Baptist Church. She graduated from Stovall High School in 1954. She retired from C.A. Dillion Training School in 1994, while working there she received the Long Leaf Pine Award from Governor James B. Hunt for volunteering. She played softball (as pitcher) for Stovall Baptist Church for many years.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Eddie Mauldin and Rev. David Haley. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are a daughter, Frances Daniels and husband J.H., a son, Kerry Etheridge, three grandchildren; Wendy Owens (Chris), Jamie Elliott (David) and Stephen Daniels (Melinda), ten greatgrandchildren; Nathaniel, Dalton, Monica, Shania, Angel, Carly, Caden, Kailee Jo, Jacob and Easton whom she dearly loved and a lifelong friend, Jean Grissom.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 at the Funeral Home prior to the service and at other times the home.
"To The Friends And Loved Ones Of Blanche Etheridge:
I know that your hearts ache right now over the loss of Blanche. At this difficult time, may you be comforted in knowing that our loving heavenly Father Jehovah weeps with you. His dear Faithful Son Jesus wept before resurrecting Lazarus who had fallen asleep in death. They feel that great pain and sadness we do. Jesus has promised "there will be a resurrection" (John 5:28,29) Oh how we all long for that day. Take comfort in knowing it will happen. (Isaiah 55:11)"
"Frances and JH you have my condolences and prayers in this most difficult time. You are in Lori and my thoughts and prayers. Please know that we are here for you both."
"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Jehovah God promises that very soon death and all sorrow will be a thing of the past.
Revelation 21:3,4. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. "
Also, he promises that there will be a resurrection. This real hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again is found at Acts 24:15.
I hope the promises of the Bible can bring you and your family comfort during this difficult time."
"I was one of her Nurses at UHC. I will never forget her she was a beautiful person inside and out. Whenever she saw me she would smile and say, there's my girl! GOD bless you all!!! Nurse Tanner"
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