Annelle Clayton Blanchard
Published on 02/08/2001
-- A family graveside service for Annelle Clayton Blanchard, M.D. will be at
1:30 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2001 at Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent Avenue.
Memorial services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 900
Jordan Street in Shreveport. Officiating will be Dr. Robert R. Laha, Rev. Brian
L. McDowell and Father Curtis Woods.
Annelle succumbed February 3, 2001 at
Tampa General Hospital from burns suffered in an apartment house fire at Fort
Pierce, FL on January 22, 2001.
Annelle was born August 17, 1950 in
Jackson, MS and had lived much of her life in Shreveport, LA. She was a National
Merit Finalist, graduate from C. E. Byrd High School and held degrees in foreign
languages from LSU-Baton Rouge and in Zoology and Science from University of
Louisiana Monroe. She graduated from LSU Medical School in Shreveport and did
her residency training at LSU Hospital in New Orleans and served in OB/GYN
practices in New Orleans and Florida.
Annelle was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma
Sorority and the Debutante Club of Mississippi.
Annelle's greatest joy and pride were her
children. She often stated that her six children were her greatest productions,
and second to her children have been the deliveries of hundreds of beautiful,
healthy babies. Her greatest satisfaction was assisting mothers with troubled
pregnancies to reach full-term healthy deliveries.
She is survived by her husband, Roy Edward
Blanchard; children, Ian, Anna Lauren, Ashlyn, Caitlyn, Alyssa and Alexandra;
brother, James Clayton and his wife, Leslie; her parents, Annelle and Norman
Clayton; and parents-in-law, Martha and Edward Blanchard.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the
Rose-Neath Funeral Home Marshall St.