Blanche Maude (Tompkins) Jones, age 103 of Lebanon, TN passed away Monday, April 18, 2022 at her residence.
She was born November 9, 1918 in Byrdstown, TN to Andrew Alexander Tompkins and Nellie (Bow) Tompkins. She was the oldest member of Wolf River United Baptist church, a former garment factory employee and a homemaker.
Blanche is survived by (1) Daughter: Glenda Groce; (1) Son: Harlan Jones and Wife: Norma; (2) Sisters: Betty Cross and Virginia Dunn; (7) Grandchildren, (9) Great-Grandchildren, (5) Great-Great-Grandchildren and (3) Great-Great-Great-Grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her Parents: Alic and Nellie Tompkins; Husband: Chester Jones; (1) Daughter: Lois Horn; (2) Son-In-Laws: Pat Horn and Eldred Groce; (1) Grandchild: Shiela Groce; (1) Great-Grandchild: Daniel Rutledge; (6) Brothers: Hulon, Warren, Loy, Willard, Virgil and Ernest Tompkins; (6) Sisters: Dorlene Tompkins, Maggie Amonette, Sarah Voiles, Neva Clark, Reba Amonett and Ova Tompkins.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating. Burial will be in the Vann's Branch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 11:00 AM until service time at 2:00 PM, at Brown Funeral Chapel.