Blanche Elizabeth R. OConnor, 89


LEBANON -- A memorial service was held Sunday, Feb. 20 at Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. O'Connor, 89, of Lebanon.
Born Feb. 6, 1922 in Lebanon, she died Feb. 17, 2011.
The daughter of the late Joseph Organ Reich and Nell Draper Reich, she was a longtime Advertising Manager for The Lebanon Democrat.
She was one of the oldest members of First United Methodist Church and was a member of the JOY Sunday School Class. A longtime member of the Carroll Home Demonstration Club, Mrs. O'Connor was instrumental in fund raising to build the clubhouse.
Services were conducted by Rev. Bucky Hesson. Burial was at Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: daughters Annice O’Connor Smith of Little Rock, AR and JoNell O’Connor of Madison, AL; grandchildren Christina (James) Heydel Gatton of Edmond, OK; Philip Mason, Connor Isaac, Ethan Samuel Lynn and Wendy (Shane) Heydel Lynn -- all of Little Rock, AR; sister-in-law Lucille Eskew Reich; nephews Bobby Joe (Geraldine) Reich, Kenneth Hale (Dona) Reich of Lebanon and Charles Thomas (Martha) Reich of Nashville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life Frank Edward O’Connor; brothers Joseph Hale Reich and Charles Organ Reich.
Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel.