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Obit – Ms. Blanche Floyd

Ms. Blanche Floyd, age 83, of Carthage and a retired U. S. Postal employee died at 6:01 p.m. Sunday evening December 6, 2020 at the River Regional Medical Center in Carthage where she as admitted November 19th.

Mrs. Floyd is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Bro. Tim Frank. Burial followed beside her son and mother in the Centertown Cemetery in the Centertown Community of Warren County.

Born Blanche Gray Hillis in the Centertown Community on October 21, 1937, she was the only child of the late Bernice Hillis and Willie “Bill” McMahan Hillis Swartwood who died at the age of 81 on February 10, 2000.

Mrs. Floyd was preceded in death by a son, Kent Terrell Floyd who died December 8, 2000 at the age of 45. Mr., Floyd was seriously injured in a single vehicle automobile accident in the Tanglewood Community on Friday night November 26, 1971.

She was a 1955 graduate of Warren County High School in McMinnville.

A lady who had a zest for life and an infectious laugh, she always enjoyed interacting with others and loved traveling with her daughter and especially enjoyed going on cruises and visiting foreign countries like Italy and Greece.

Mrs. Floyd was a retired rural letter carrier for the U. S. Postal Service and delivered Route 2 mail for many years and before her retirement in February of 2003 she delivered on Route 1. Her total time with the postal service was thirty three and one half years.

She was a member of the Carthage First Baptist Church in Carthage.

Surviving is her daughter, Sabra Floyd Hodge and husband Dan of Carthage; granddaughter, Katelyn Hodge Woodard and husband Chris of Carthage; grandson, Tyler Hodge and wife Alissa of Columbus, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Lucas, Calvin, Isabella and Roselynn Hodge, Marilyn and Colton Woodard; father of their children, Bill Floyd of Carthage.