Obituary: Blanch L. Matherly


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Blanch L. Matherly, 73, of Noblesville, died July 1, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Born April 23, 1941 in Louisville, she was the daughter of Elbert and Hester (Cravens) Lacey.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Noblesville Eagles, American Legion and the VFW. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly.

Survivors include her daughter, Amy (Tom) Simpson; grandchildren, Denver E. Sampson, Quentin (Amy) Sampson, Chelsea Sampson and Lacey Simpson; great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Lexi Sampson; brothers, Jim, Robert and Clifford Lacey; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Garland Matherly; sister, Ella Mae Beaver; and brothers, Charles and Bill Lacey.

A public graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. July 7 at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 9700 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis, with the Rev. Paul Matherly officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 2439 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, 46222 or to Riley Children’s Foundation Prenatal Care Unit, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, 46204.

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