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  • Teresa Blanchard Burkhart


Teresa Blanchard Burkhart, age 71, died Sunday, May 8, 2022, with her family at her side.

Burkhart was born Oct. 2, 1950, in Fairfield.

She survived many obstacles in her life and taught her children what it was to be a fighter and achieve anything you put your mind to. She was a mother, nurse and grandmother, who loved her family fiercely.

In addition to her parents, Clyde and Earline Blanchard, Teresa was preceded in death by her older brother, Billy Blanchard; younger sister, Barbie Rogers; and great-grandson, Tommy Lee Billingsley.

She is survived by her children, daughter Lori Corrigan and husband Michael Gene of Daingerfield, daughter Nichole Wilson and husband Phillip Henry of Lewisville, and son Corey Burkhart and wife Heidi of Decatur; grandchildren, Christopher Corrigan, Amber Boucher, Ian Corrigan, Clay Wilson, Paige Wilson, Brinley Burkhart and Rylin Burkhart; and seven great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her very special friend, Delores Smith, the Louise to her Thelma.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield.

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