|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1910|
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 2006|
ELIZABETH "BESS" BLANTON
Cuero, Elizabeth "Bess" Wilcox Blanton, 96, passed away Saturday, 11-17-2006. She was born March 28, 1910, in Granger, Texas to George Frank and Nancy Turner Wilcox.
Bess graduated from SMU Business School with a BBA degree, worked for the Draft Board in WWII, member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Chairman of Beautify Cuero, in which Cuero won the Texas Government Community Achievement Award, received the Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award in 1986 and also was the Grand Marshall of the Cuero Turkeyfest Parade. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cuero.
Bess is survived by her dear friends: Bill & Lucy Cusack of Cuero, cousins: Lloyd & Martha Crabb and Clare Easley of Georgetown, Tx., Al & Peggy Dearman of Danville, Ca., Mr & Mrs Joe Edwards of Marlin, Tx., Mr & Mrs Vern Freeman of Fairfax, Va., and Benny & Joyce Taylor of Elida, N.M.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband: Homer Blanton.
Graveside Service will be Monday, Nov. 20th, 2006, 3:00 pm, Granger Cemetery, in Granger, Texas with Rev. Ron Welborn officiating under the direction of Freund Funeral Home. Cuero. 361-275-2343. A Memorial Service will be scheduled for a later date.
Memorials go to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund.
[Published in Victoria Advocate on November 19, 2006.]
Granger City Cemetery
Plot: Section 4
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Nov 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22917564