|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1911|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1971|
Vernon (TX) Daily Record, July 6, 1971, p. 1 (extracted from Blanton family research records of Ruth Hasten Walsh)
Jack Blanton, 60, a former Vernon resident and his wife were both killed Monday when a freight train hit their car in Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. Blanton were both deaf mutes.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Mr. Blanton, a Fort Worth resident for several years, was associated with his father in management of a cotton gin here several years.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 7, 1971, p. 3A extracted from Blanton family research records of Ruth Hasten Walsh)
Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vernon Blanton of 3537 Willing will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lake Worth Assembly of God with burial in Bluebonnet Hills.
The Blantons , both deaf, were injured fatally shortly after 1 p.m. Monday when their car was in collision with the Texas Chief at Ryan Avenue and Biddison.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 7, 1971 extracted from Blanton family research records of Ruth Hasten Walsh)
BLANTON - Jack Vernon Blanton, 60, 3537 Welling, passed away Tuesday. Survivors: Daughter Mrs. Bonnie Brockway, Euless; brother Bert F. Blanton, Vernon, sister Mrs. Alto Jackson,Oklahoma City, Rubye Meirant Wellington, Kansas; three grandchildren. Services 2 p.m Thursday Lake Worth Assembly of God Church. Rev A. H. Roebler officiating. Interment Bluebonnet Hills. Arrangements Ray Crowder Funeral Home, 2200 Hemphill, 335-1213.
Vernon (TX) Daily Record, Mon., July 12, 1971, p. 2
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Blanton, 2324 14th street, have returned home from Fort Worth where they attended funeral services for Mr. Blanton's brother and sister-n-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blanton of Euless.
Mr. and Mrs. Blanton were killed last week when a freight train hit their car in fort Worth.
Regular funeral services and also deaf mute interpreter services were conducted for the Blantons who were both deaf mutes. They were active in helping young under privileged deaf mutes to learn sign language and also assisted with the deaf mute church choir.
Mr. Blanton was a long-time resident of Vernon before moving to Euless. Mrs. Blanton was the former Lela Dicknell of Oklahoma City.
John Stephen Blanton (1868 - 1941)
Nannie Rebecca Jones Blanton (1873 - 1947)
Lelia Vinita Bicknell Blanton (1915 - 1971)*
Rubye Pearl Blanton Meierant (1892 - 1973)*
Margaret Alto Blanton Jackson (1897 - 1989)*
Bert Frank Blanton (1905 - 1976)*
Jack Vernon Blanton (1911 - 1971)
Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park
Maintained by: Ruth Hasten Walsh
Originally Created by: In memory of Bo and Chri...
Record added: Jun 06, 2011
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