Linda Gale Hibbs Blanchard, 80, of Madisonville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Baptist Health Madisonville.

She was born on Jan. 8, 1940, in Providence, to the late Loretta Hudnall and Otho Hibbs. Linda enjoyed sewing and playing bingo. She was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Blanchard; brother Ronald Hibbs Sr.; sister Debra Pace; infants Judy, Mary Sue and twins Sandra Faye and Rebecca Kay Hibbs.

Survivors include her son, Randall Blanchard, of Island; daughter Crystal Blanchard, of Madisonville; sisters, Joey (Richard) Crews, of Madisonville, and Sharleene Evans, of Central City; granddaughter Zoey Littlepage, of Madisonville; grandsons Zachary and Tyler Massey, both of Mortons Gap; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Pastor Eddie Fleming officiating. Burial to follow at Olive Branch Cemetery in Hanson.

The visitation will be from noon until the funeral hour Wednesday at the funeral home.

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