Blanche Delline Tidmore, age 57, of Hoover, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2009. She was a faithful volunteer at Riverchase United Methodist Church, and in earlier years, she especially enjoyed helping in Children’s Church, nursery, and food bank ministries at K-Springs Church of God in Chelsea.
Blanche was formerly employed in sales and marketing with Sheraton Perimeter Park Hotel. She was also a multi-award-winning consultant with Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Blanche was preceded in death by her mother, Ina Mae Whited Colvert Smith; maternal grandmother, Inez Whited; great-aunt, Robbie Hall; an uncle, James Nelson; and a cousin, Diane Foster.
Survivors include Blanche’s husband of 20 years, David Tidmore; children, Melanie Edge and Charlotte Delline (Mark) Williams; grandchildren, Steven Tyler Bustamento, Michael George Malacos, Marc Gordon Malacos, Alexander George Edge, and Madison Reign Williams; brother, Roy (Willene Crosby) Colvert Jr.; and sisters, Coline (Weitzel) Moore, Cindy (Eric) Bailey, and Debbie (Phillip) Moore. Blanche’s nieces and nephews were very special to her heart.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Ridout’s Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2009, in the funeral home’s chapel with the Rev. Richard S. Wright officiating. A graveside service will follow in K-Springs Cemetery, Chelsea.
Pallbearers will be Roy Colvert Jr., Matthew Lucas, Mark Williams, Lee Hunt, Bobby Foster, Steven Bustamento, and Gene Johnson.
Tributes in the forms of flowers and memorial gifts will be welcomed. Donations may be made to Chelsea Community Church (formerly K-Springs Church of God), 4176 Highway 39, Chelsea, AL 35043. Phone 205-678-9565.