University of Texas Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Blanche Read
READ, BLANCHE JOYCE of Providence passed away on Saturday, December 20. She was born in Lufkin, Texas on October 3, 1929 and is the last surviving child of her parents, Ezra Preston Read and Dow Horton. She studied at the University of Texas in Austin and was an avid painter. She is survived by her five children: Kathy, Forrest Howard, Marcy, Stephen, and Kevin.