|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1878|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1967|
Bonham (TX) Daily Favorite, June 7, 1967 (researched by Ruth Hasten Walsh)
D.F. Blanton, 88, Route 1, Ivanhoe, died in a Bonham hospital Tuesday, June 6, 1967, at 3:50 p.m. following a long illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Duplex Baptist church. Interment will be in the Duplex cemetery under the direction of Wise Funeral Home.
A contractor, Mr. Blanton was born in (Rutherford County) North Carolina August 18, 1878, son of the late Walter D. and Nancy Culbreath Blanton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Mattie Lillian Blanton in 1937.
Survivors are two sons, Benjamin and Roy Blanton, both of Duplex; two daughters Mrs. Ila Lawrence of Duplex and Mrs. Thelma Bethel of Stephens, Ark; two brothers, John Blanton of Edhube and the Rev Marlin Blanton, eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Mr. Blanton was a member of the Duplex Baptist Church.
Benjamin Franklin Blanton (1903 - 1974)*
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Record added: Aug 27, 2008
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