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Maggie Blanchard

Graveside services were held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Point Pleasant Baptist Church in Mt. Olive, for Mrs. Maggie Blanchard, 66, who died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at her residence. Rev. Victor Hill officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Maggie Blanchard was born to the late William Cletus Weathersby and the late Elsie Griffith in Mendenhall.  She grew up in Mt. Olive and graduated from Prentiss High School and attended Alcorn State University in Lorman.  She married retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Levell Blanchard and they traveled the world together.  She was an at-home childcare provider.

She is survived by former husband, Levell Blanchard; sons, Mario (Sheresa) Blanchard of Greenville, North Carolina; Adam (Yuki) Blanchard of Vail, Arizona and Justin Blanchard of Ridgeland; grandchildren, Destinee, Kai, Jalen, William, Isiah, Marai and Carson; uncle, Paul Loftin and many other relatives and friends.