Loree Blankenship Bolan

Loree Blankenship Bolan, 82, of Houston, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Decatur-Morgan Hospital.

Loree was born in Winston County on July 19, 1940 to Albert Blankenship and Pervie Warren Blankenship. She loved shopping, thrift stores and hummingbirds. She was an avid gardener who loved her flowers. Most of all she loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at New Home Baptist Church on Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 2-4 p.m., with her funeral to follow at 4 p.m. Brother Danny Page will officiate. Interment will follow in Moreland Cemetery.  Nichols Funeral Home will direct.

Loree is survived by her daughter, Lynn Tidwell and husband William; son, Tim Bolan and wife Emily; grandchildren, Jessica Webb and husband Nate, Tyler Tidwell, Lili Lizbeth Bolan, and Emma Bolan; great-grandchildren, Madilynn Webb and Mereydth Webb and siblings, Lelton Blankenship, Louise Mitchell, Lorene Harris and Linda Faye Clark.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Bolan; parents, Albert and Pervie Blankenship and siblings, Louie Blankenship, Lloyd Blankenship, L.B. Blankenship, Lawrence “Coon” Blankenship, Leamon Blankenship, Leo Blankenship and Lowell Bumgart.

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