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Carl Olyus "Red Bird" Blanton
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1932
Death: Dec. 8, 2006

HURON - - Carl O. Blanton, 74, Chastain Funeral Home.
Published in The Courier-Journal on 12/10/2006.

HURON Carl Olyus "Red Bird" Blanton, 74, Blanton Road, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Friday, December 8, at Bedford Regional Medical Center.

Born July 27, 1932, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William and Mary (Grissom) Blanton. He married Betty Jane Terry July 28, 1951.

He retired from the Rogers Group and was a member of Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Jane Blanton, Huron; 2 sons, Robert E. Terry and his wife, Alice, Mitchell and
Carl Daniel Blanton and his lifetime companion, Barbara White, Orleans; 2 sisters, Peggy McNeely and her husband, Bob, Mitchell and Geneva Morris, Mitchell; 2 brothers, Chuck Blanton and his wife, Kathy, Orleans and John Blanton, Shoals; 17 grandchildren, Johnny Terry and his wife, Tricia, Sabrina Gonzales and her husband, Ave,
Robert Shawn Terry, Mary Hutslar, Katonya and Abbie White, J.D. Blanton, Johnny Blanton, Brittany, Ashley, and William Blanton, Amanda and Michael Blunk, Klayton Pence, Rudy Magana, Elizabeth and Gilbert Suarez; and 10 great grandchildren.

His parents; brother, Gene Grissom; two grandsons and one great grandson preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, December 11, at Bonds Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Rob Martindale officiating.

Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at Chastain Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  William B. Blanton (1899 - 1971)
  Mary Frances Grissom Blanton (1908 - 1990)
  Betty Jane Terry Blanton (1934 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Bonds Chapel Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Roger Gleitz
Record added: Dec 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16977236
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