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Blanche Larabell

September 24, 1929 — February 4, 2022

Blanche Larabell, age 92, of Royal, passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022.

She was born on September 24, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of George Roberts and Ilene Spooner Roberts. She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Delores; and one brother, Herman.

Blanche was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved her family dearly and will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Bill Smith of Michigan and Joe Larabell and Folia Sue of Tokyo, Japan; two daughters and one son-in-law, Debbie Dalton of Lakeland Florida and Pat and Bill Hartley of Royal; eight grandchildren, William, Kevin, Cassey, Shane, Melissa, Richard and his wife Hannah, Christopher and Jeffrey; ten great-grandchildren, Jacob, Abbie, Emma, Lilly, Isaiah, Layla, Mason, Grayston, Decland and Parker; nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of wonderful friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home, Hot Springs. (Formerly known as Davis-Smith Funeral Home).

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