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 Grady Winfred Blanton, Sr

Grady Winfred Blanton, Sr

Death 18 Apr 1966 (aged 68)
Burial Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA
Plot Terrace "A"
Memorial ID 102501403 · View Source
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"The Opelika Daily News", Mon. April 18, 1966, Page 10:


Grady Winfred Blanton, prominent cattle buyer, died suddenly Monday night in the Lee County Hospital. He was 68. A native of Chambers County, Mr. Blanton moved to Lee 55 years ago to make his home here. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. from Frederick's chapel with Rev. Jon Appleton officiating. Interment will be in Rosemere cemetery.
Survivors include the widow; one son, Douglas Blanton of Opelika; two grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Elmer Lazenby and Mrs. Griffin McGinty of Opelika, Mrs. F. E. Whitley and Mrs. E. R. Farley of Birmingham; a number of nieces and nephews.
Frederick's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alabama Deaths & Burials Index.

Name: Grady Winford Blanton
Birth Date: abt 1898
Death Date: April 18, 1966
Death Place: Opelika, Lee, Alabama
Death Age: 68
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: William E. Blanton
Mother Name: Esther Still
Spouse Name: Linnie Abernathy Blanton
FHL Film Number: 1909089
1900 Chambers County, (Ridge Grove) AL Census:


Wm. A. Blanton 21M Farmer Born March 1879 in AL
Queen E. Blanton 23F Wife Born Jan. 1877 in AL
GRADY W. BLANTON 2M Son Born Oct. 1897 in AL
Mary M. Blanton 1F Daughter Born April 1899 in AL

1910 Lee County, (Opelika) AL Census:


William Blanton 31M Butcher-Own Market Born AL
Esta Blanton 33F Wife Born AL (Mother of 4 children; 4 living)
Grady Blanton 12M Son Born AL
Mary Blanton 10F Daughter Born AL
Edith Blanton 4F Daughter Born AL
W. E. Blanton 7/12M Born AL
1920 Lee County, (Opelika) AL Census:


Ester Blanton 43F Born AL (Widow)
Grady Blanton 22M Son Butcher-Meat Market Born AL
Edith Blanton 13F Daughter Born AL
William Blanton 10M Son Born AL
Louise Blanton 8F Daughter Born AL
Emma Blanton 2 10/12F Daughter Born AL
1930 Lee County, (Opelika-Ave. A) AL Census:


Grady Blanton 32M Manager-Packing House Born AL
Lennie Blanton 32F Wife Born AL
Grady Blanton 7M Son Born AL
Douglas Blanton 5M Son Born AL
1940 Montgomery County, (Montgomery) AL Census:


Grady W. Blanton 42M Buyer-Union Stockyards Born AL
Lennie Blanton 42F Wife Born AL
Douglas Blanton 15M Son Born AL

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grady Winfred Blanton, Sr (7 Oct 1897–18 Apr 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102501403, citing Rosemere Cemetery, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Churchwell (contributor 46607715) .