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Lemuel Frances Phillips Blanton
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1920
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2013
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Obituary: Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal, Saturday, February 02, 2013.
Lemuel Blanton
GAFFNEY, SC-- Lemuel Frances Phillips Blanton, 92, formerly of W. Rutledge Avenue, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 1, 2013, at Eden Terrace.
Born in Gaffney, she was the widow of the late Lewis Emerson Blanton and was the daughter of the late John Ebb Phillips and Macie McCraw Phillips. Mrs. Blanton was a graduate of Chesnee High School and Gardner Webb College. She was a retired school teacher from the Cherokee County School District with 37 years of service, and was a member of the Retired Teacher's Association. Mrs. Blanton was a longtime volunteer at Upstate Carolina Medical Center and was a member of Midway Baptist Church.
Surviving is a son, Louie Walker Blanton and wife, Margaret of Spartanburg; two sisters, Geraldine Taylor of Gaffney and Elizabeth Phillips Eaker and husband, Dorrance of Gaffney; two grandchildren, Russell Walker Blanton and wife, Stephanie of Charlotte, NC and Jason Sanders Blanton and wife, Leah of Spartanburg; four great-grandchildren, Walker Blanton, Emmie Blanton, Jay Blanton and Henry Blanton. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Phillips.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all the caregivers at Eden Terrace and Providence Hospice.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 1:45 PM on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Blakely Funeral Home. Graveside services will immediately follow at 2:00 PM at Frederick Memorial Gardens with Dr. M. B. Morrow, Jr. and Rev. Vernon Craig officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Midway Baptist Church, 153 Midway Road, Gaffney, SC 29341 or Mobile Meals Service, 419 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from February 2 to February 3, 2013 
Family links: 
  John Ebb Phillips (1898 - 1967)
  Macie McCraw Phillips (1901 - 1983)
  Lewis Emerson Blanton (1911 - 1987)
Frederick Memorial Gardens
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Feb 02, 2013
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