West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Dianna Lynn Blanchard was born in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of Norman Lee Tunney and Joe Ann Giovanardi Tunney on September 15, 1959 and departed this life on August 26, 2020 in Cherokee Village, Arkansas at the age of 60 years. 

She was united in marriage to Alan Dean Blanchard on October 25, 1986 in Jonesboro, Georgia.

Lynn is survived by her husband, Alan Blanchard of the home in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one daughter, Kayla Blanchard of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; Three sisters, Debbie Johnson, Sue McTheny and Dorothy Halliday; many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Joe Ann Tunney; and one brother, Donald Tunney.  

Lynn was a Christian and a member of Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church in Mammoth Soring, Arkansas.

She graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in Dover, Delaware and obtained her LPN degree at Delaware Technical College.  She worked as an LPN for over 30 years.

Lynn liked to read and fish.  She loved music, especially gospel music.  She always had a sweet disposition.

She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife and mother and a friend to all. She will truly be missed by all that knew her.

Memorial services for Dianna Lynn Blanchard will be held Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with Brother Charles Morgan officiating.

Services are under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missoouri.


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