|Birth: ||Dec. 21, 1918|
|Death: ||May 18, 2011|
Maurine Lazelle (Dodson) Blanton, 92, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the McGregor Cemetery in McGregor. Visitation for Maurine will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Ted Dickey Funeral Home, 2128 18th Street, in Plano, Texas.
Maurine was born in Glendale, Ariz., to the late R.F. and Laura (Dunn) Dodson, and she was the fifth of eight children. Maurine married Harold H. "Bill" Blanton on Jan. 9, 1939, and spent most of her adult life in Waco. She was a long time Waco antiques dealer; she owned and operated Maurine's Antiques at 2600 Columbus for 28 years, retiring in 1996. She enjoyed both gardening and collecting fine antiques, and was a member of Meadows Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.
Maurine was preceded in death by her husband, H.H. "Bill" Blanton.
She is survived by her son, Billy H. Blanton and wife, Shirley (Boyett); grandchildren, William Blanton and Sarah Rocha; three great-grandchildren; sister, Leola Simpson, of Axtell; and extended family members, Alton and Cindy Boyett, and Albert and Cherri Matus; many other family members and a host of friends.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 5/20/2011...TP4
Harold High Blanton (1918 - 2005)
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: May 20, 2011
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