JOHNS: Blanche (Harrison) of Exeter and formerly of Usborne Twp.
Peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham on Saturday, March 22, 2014 Blanche Elizabeth Johns of Exeter and formerly of Usborne Township in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Allen Johns (2004). Dear mother of Shirley and Ross Rowe of London and Marilyn and Gary Eagleson of Chatham. Dear grandmother of Laura and Bryan Tucker, Andrew and Jody Eagleson and Sarah and Derek Ferren. Dear great-grandmother of Holly and Amy Tucker, Charlotte and Jonah Eagleson, and Sawyer and Ella Ferren. Blanche is the last remaining member of her family. Predeceased by her parents James and Ida (Halstead) Harrison, her five brothers Cecil, David, Herbert, Oscar, and Mervin Harrison and her sister Emily Oke. Also predeceased by a grandson Christopher Rowe. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. After a lifetime of raising her family, farming alongside Allen, community service, and enjoyable travels, Blanche leaves behind a rich deposit of treasured memories and special moments.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home,370 William Street, one west of Main, Exeter one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held on Wednesday, March 26th at 11 AM with Rev. Harry Disher officiating.IntermentExeterCemetery.
Donations to the C.N.I.B, the Exeter United Church, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.