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“I knew Mrs. Elmore many years ago, through her daughter, Connie. What a wonderful, welcoming lady she was.'Brings back some nice pictures in my mind...Read More »
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“I knew this lady, many years ago, through her daughter, Connie. What a wonderful, welcoming lady she was. 'Brings back some nice pictures in my...Read More »
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“She was a good neighbor and a valuable Johnson citizen, She and Truman contributed much to the community, while they could ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Connie Test - Johnson/Springdale, AR


Blanche Elmore, 93, of Johnson, AR passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, AR.

She was born on May 10, 1921 in Nolan County, Texas, a daughter of Cecil Edward Barry and Georgia (Boyette) Barry. Blanche graduated from Texas Tech with her Bachelor in Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse, retiring from the Veteran's Hospital in Fayetteville, AR. She enjoyed painting, creating quilts, crocheting, working in the garden and canning.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, David Truman Elmore; a grandchild, Jamie Lynn Elliott; one great grandchild, Kayla Ann Wynboom; and two brothers, Ira H. Barry and Jack E. Barry.

Blanche is survived by her three daughters, Dianne Elliott and husband JH of Springdale, AR, Constance "Connie" Miller of Goshen, AR, and Susan Saia and husband Joe of Sheridan, AR; three grandchildren, Ginger Wynboom of Johnson, David R. Miller and wife Quinlan of Humble, TX and Renee Newman and husband Aaron of Fayetteville, AR; five great grandchildren, Sasha Marie Groves and husband Charles, Dustin David Wynboom all of Springdale, AR, Kersten Sherrae Elliott, Dakota Chase Newman and Dalton Wayne Newman all of Fayetteville, AR; one great-great grandchild, Kayla Leona Wynboom of Wheeler, AR.

Memorial Service will be held at the Fayetteville National Cemetery Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 1:00pm Pastor Derek Elkins officiating. To sign the online guest book, visit www.Backstrom-Pyeatte.com.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Blanche's name to the Regional National Cemetery Improvement Corporation (RNCIC), P.O. Box 4221, Fayetteville, AR 72702 or to the charity of your choice.

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