DECATUR -- Marjorie J. “Fuzzy” Blancett 92, of Decatur, IL, passed away at 11:50PM, Friday, January 11, 2019.
A funeral service celebrating Marge’s life will be held at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion. The family will receive friends for visitation beginning at 10:00AM Tuesday morning until service time. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Memorials are suggested in her memory to Lampstand Presbyterian Church or Cancer Care Specialists Charitable Fund. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.
Marjorie was born June 18, 1926, in Shelbyville, IL, the daughter of Burl and Mary (Donaldson) Thompson; she was the oldest of six children. Marge married Norman Blancett on November 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1999
Surviving are her daughters: Susie McGinnis of Decatur, Karen (Larry) Stephenson of Decatur, Dawn Followell of Mt. Zion, Kim (Paul) Van Camp of Lake St. Louis, MO; grandchildren: Jackie Pugh, Scott McGinnis, John McGinnis, Lori Terrell, Rick Morse, Rob Morse, Nick Followell, Shelby Van Camp, and Jacob Van Camp, eight great-grandchildren, three great-great- grandchildren, and three sisters: Janet, Sonja,Jacqueline,.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her two brothers and one son-in-law.