Blanche Threlkeld Bibb, 80, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1931, at Manila to the late Reed and Ora Threlkeld. Blanche was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church in Monette. She enjoyed sewing, upholstery, floral work, and antiques. She loved her family and spending time with them. She graduated from Manila High School, class of 1949. She will be remembered for her grace and her loving smile.
She is survived by her two sons, Rodney Bibb of Little Rock and Roger Bibb of Monette; three sisters, Viola Byrd of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Melva Pritchett and Rubye Wilcox, both of Piggott, Ark.; a brother, Joe Reed Threlkeld of Malden, Mo.; three granddaughters, Brittny Lemmons, Jordan Bibb and Katie Bibb.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Bibb, in 2006, and a sister, Virginia Robertson.
A celebration of her life was held July 12 at Gregg Funeral Home. Burial followed at Monette Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers honored to serve were James and Steven Pendergrass, Glenn McMinn, Roger Bibb, Bill Wilcox, Jr., Joseph Threlkeld and Dan Pritchett.