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Blanche Boone


Sunrise: October 10, 1921

Sunset: November 11, 2020

Blanche Theodora Boone was born to the late Anderson and Elizabeth Boone on October 10, 1921. She departed this earthly life on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. She received Christ at an early age, and was a lifetime member of First Baptist of Campostella in Norfolk, Virginia.

Blanche was an active member of the Sanctuary choir where she often played the piano. Blanche received her elementary and secondary education from Norfolk Public Schools, where she graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1939. Upon completing a brief stint working for the Virginia Pilot newspaper, Blanche would go on to retire from Norfolk Public Schools after more than twenty years of service.

Besides spending her time with family and friends, Blanche had a passion for traveling and was always ready to “getup-and-go”. She enjoyed music, dinning out, and going to the movie theater. Blanche was dedicated to her family and was a true example of selflessness.

Blanche is survived by her loving brother, Rudolph Boone (Sarah); sister-in-law, Gwen Boone (Irving); niece and caretaker, Brenda Johnson; great nephew, Leadrew Johnson; great nieces, Monica Ponton (Erik), Crystal Johnson and Katrina Burch, as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and cousins. Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone she interacted with as well as those she reached but never met.

Viewing Tuesday, November 17, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Connie Jennette says

    With my love a pray of peace as you complete the path GOD laid out for you..
    You walked the plan with Grace,Strength,Love, and Gentleness. May your memories bring warm smiles of Love to all those who knew you
    Peace…Loves.. Tenderness… I call her Auntie

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    Fabra Eley says

    Remember all the love and laughter that remain in your 💕

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