Daughter of the late William Herald and Eleanor Flaccus Garrison, Eleanor was preceded in death by her son, the late Francis Kelly.
Eleanor received her undergraduate degree from West Liberty University, making a career as a junior high home economics teacher for Ohio County Schools while continuing her own education, earning a masters degree from West Virginia University. Aside from being recognized throughout her career as an outstanding teacher and mentor, Eleanor also received many awards for her quilts. Upon reaching retirement, she continued sewing, served as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star and enjoyed visiting her family in Florida.
Eleanor is survived by her husband, Frank Bland Sr., son Frank, granddaughter Emily and sister Georgia.