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Word has been received of the death of Blanche Hanner at the age of 99. She passed away Monday, December 10, 2012, at Harbor Chase Assisted Living Center in Venice, Florida.
Blanche was a retired Bartholomew County Elementary School teacher, having last taught at McDowell Elementary School. She graduated from Christianburg High School in 1931, Indiana Normal, and Butler University, with a BA degree and a Master’s Degree from Indiana University.
She was born January 15, 1913, in Brown County, near Story, Indiana, the daughter of William T. and Pearl Roush Carmichael. She married Chester Hanner on December 8, 1934, and they were members of Mount Zion Methodist Church.
Blanche is survived by four nieces and locally, her niece, Kathleen Hendricks of Columbus.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and several brothers and sisters
Entombment will be at Venice Memorial Gardens in Venice, Florida. By her request, there will be no public memorial.
Farley Funeral Home in Venice, Florida, is handling the arrangements.
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