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Evelyn Short Blanton
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Birth: May 4, 1912
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 28, 2005
Mint Hill
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

MINT HILL Evelyn Short Shorty Blanton, 93, died Saturday, May 28, 2005. at her
residence, The Little Flower, in Mint Hill.

Evelyn was born in Shelby on May 4, 1912 and lived most of her life in Shelby.

She was a loyal member of Lafayette Street Methodist Church and was the organist
there for 48 years. The majority of her married life was spent helping her
husband, Marvin, with the daily operations of Blantons Variety Store and Toy
House. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney Benjamin Short and
Callie Saphrona Towery Short, her husband of 52 years, Marvin Blanton Jr. and
her four older sisters, Gazzie Blanton, Lorene Hamrick, Mattie and Lucy Short.

Evelyn is survived by and will be greatly missed by her daughter, Pam and
husband, Steve Denison of Mint Hill; grandson Scott and his wife, JoAnn;
daughters, Casey and Caroline Cabaniss of Raleigh; grandson Mark and his wife,
Allison, and son, Connor Cabaniss of Little River, S.C.; granddaughter, Cydne
Cabaniss and her son, Thomas Hutton of Charlotte. She was also loved by
step-granddaughters, Christy Wagner and Amy Maguire and their families.

The family will receive friends at Cleveland Funeral Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday
with a celebration of Evelyns life following at 11 a.m. in the chapel of
Cleveland Funeral Services with the Rev. Leland Kerr officiating. Evelyn will be
laid to rest beside her devoted husband in a private family burial at Cleveland
Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Blanton Scholarship. Lafayette Street United Methodist
Church, 1420 S. Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC 28152.

The family is being served by Cleveland Funeral Services.


CONTRIBUTED BY: Mike, Find A Grave member 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sidney B. Short (1870 - 1940)
  Callie T. Short (1876 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Marvin J Blanton (1911 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gazzie Short Blanton (1903 - 1981)*
  Lorene Short Hamrick (1906 - 1988)*
  Lucy B. Short (1907 - 1995)*
  Mattie R. Short (1909 - 1993)*
  Evelyn Short Blanton (1912 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cleveland Memorial Park
Shelby
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Fountain Section
 
Created by: Sharon & Jackie
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58305318
Evelyn <i>Short</i> Blanton
Added by: Sharon & Jackie
 
Evelyn <i>Short</i> Blanton
Added by: Sharon & Jackie
 
 
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Rest in peace Evelyn.
- Mike
 Added: Sep. 1, 2011
 
 
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