Blanche Rebecca Bolen, age 93, of Ocala, Florida, passed away on July 15, 2023. She was born on August 23, 1929, in Meigs, Georgia a daughter to the late William Moore Collins and Vera (Martin) Collins. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Clete Bolen, a daughter Judy Ergle Whipple and a son in law Joe Dias. She leaves behind to cherish her memory five daughters Linda (Ethan) Sachs, Sonya Dias, Tommie (William) Penix, Tina (Julian) St Rose, and Jessica Bolen, six grandchildren Tish (Shawn) Brock, Dana Whipple, Michael (Igrayne) Dias, Mandy (Ricky) Murphree, Tony (Lynn) Valentin, Scott (April) Penix thirteen great grandchildren Brittany Brock, Paige and Jared Angle, Hunter Dias, Courtney Collins, Rylee Murphree, Anthony (Jennifer) Valentin, Kasey Valentin , Johnathan and Trey Bruce, Jade, Myles, and Macie Dias and six great great grandchildren. Austin and Mason Rott, Ryland and Revel Valentin, Mallory Leach and Nathan Cook . Blanche was an avid gardener and was happiest working outside in her yard. She was known for her Barbie collecting and loved her jewelry. Her Proudest moments were being a mom and grandmother. Funeral services have been scheduled for Thursday July 20, 2023 at 11:00am with visitation for one hour before at Countryside Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park.