Blanche Lybrand

Obituary of Blanche Lybrand

WEST COLUMBIA – Minnie Blanche Lybrand, 92, died peacefully on March 30, 2022, while surrounded by family.  Born on August 3, 1929, in West Columbia, she graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in 1947 and began a long career with the F.W. Woolworth Company, where she worked until retirement.  Blanche was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, West Columbia.

Blanche was predeceased by her parents, Tom and Minnie Corley Lybrand; brother, Walter Lybrand and sister, Irene Lybrand. She is survived by nephews and nieces-in-law, Wayne and Marie Lybrand of West Columbia and John and Vicki Lybrand of Pendleton; great-niece and husband, Meridyth and Daniel Robinson of Greenville; great-nephews and wives, Hampton and Nicole Lybrand of Charleston, Matthew and Stephanie Lybrand of West Columbia; and great-great-nephews and nieces, Jack, Luke and Graham Robinson and Avery, Finley, Deklan and Stone Lybrand. 

The family would like to thank Ann Robinson for her loving care and special friendship to Blanche at her home, and the staff of Columbia Community Hospice House—Agape Care for their kindness and compassion.  Also, a special thank you to Terri Woodruff, APRN, whom oversaw Blanche’s medical care and was a loving friend for many years.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on April 3, at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 1000 B Avenue, West Columbia.  Pastor Rus Stilwell will conduct the service, with burial in the family plot at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, West Columbia.  Honoring Blanche as pallbearers are:  Hampton and Matthew Lybrand, Daniel Robinson, Jeff Hutto, Dean Hutto and Sid Stokes. The family will be at the home of Wayne and Marie Lybrand. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church. Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington is assisting the family with arrangements.  There is no scheduled visitation.  Friends and family may pay their private respects to Blanche beginning Friday, April 1, from 2:00 to 5:00PM and on Saturday, April 2, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. 


Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church
1000 B. Avenue
West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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