Blanche Marie (Batie) DeJARNETTE

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DeJARNETTE, Blanche Marie (Batie)

age 87, of Lutz, Florida, died on June 7, 2018, surrounded by family. Blanche was the fourth of eight children to the late Edward Batie and Margie Williams Batie of Tell City, Indiana. Born in Louisville, Kentucky on May 4, 1931, she grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee. Blanche was married to the late Allen E. DeJarnette for over 64 years. She was employed at General Electric, and Pinkerton Tobacco Company. She was Vice-President of the union while working at Pinkerton. Blanche moved to Florida five years ago into the home and family of her granddaughter, Sarah Schlemmer, husband, Dustin, and children, Noah and Emmarie. She was happy to be part of their family until her death. Blanche is survived by her children, Edward A. DeJarnette (Debra) of Tennessee, Sue DeJarnette (Rimas Taruski) of St. Petersburg, Deborah J. Riquelme (Roger) of Miami, Mark DeJarnette (Lori) of Kentucky, Kimber L. Paetzold (John) of St. Petersburg, Denise M. DeJarnette of St. Petersburg. She is also survived by her beloved sister, Jan Fry of Michigan; 13 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Viewing will be held at Gibson and Sons Funeral Home in Hawesville, Kentucky on Friday, June 15 with a Celebration of her Life to be held on Saturday, June 16 at the Mt. Eden Baptist Church.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times from June 13 to June 14, 2018