Johnnie Lawrence Blanton

October 10, 1931 - April 12, 2011

10/10/1931 - 04/12/2011

Past Services

Friday April 15, 2011
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday April 16, 2011
Following at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Saturday April 16, 2011
11:00 am
Chapel of Sykes Funeral Service Rich Square
116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

Mr. Johnnie Lawrence Blanton, age 79 died at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. He was a native of Hertford County. Mr. Blanton loved to work; he worked as an auto mechanic for many years. He farmed for some time and painted for a number of years. Mr. Blanton worked for Coulbourn’s Furniture Company as a supervisor in Windsor for fifteen years. Following retirement he continued to be active working at various places.

Preceding him in death are his first wife, Dorothy Harrison Blanton, his mother and father, Marie White Blanton and Abraham Langton Blanton, two brothers; William and Michael Blanton and one grandchild, Chassity Britt.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Austin Blanton of the home; three daughters, Barbara B. Outland and her husband Freddie of Woodland, NC, Donna D. Britt and her husband Neil of Harrellsville, NC and Lisa B. Davis of Creeksville, NC; two sons, Johnnie L. Blanton, Jr. of Woodland, NC and Jeffrey L. Blanton and his wife Carol of Windsor, VA; one sister, Marie Evans and her husband Clinton of Murfreesboro, NC; one Brother, Charles Blanton and his wife Janet of Franklin, VA; six grandchildren, Vickie Soper, Brad Outland, Brittney Britt, Mckayla Davis, Justin and Brittney Campbell; two great grandchildren, Alexis and Ashlyn Soper.

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mckayla davis
11 years ago

I will always love and miss you grandaddy! I am going to miss seeing you!

Rich & Rich Bonded Auctioneers Int. Inc.
12 years ago

Our deepest sympathies to Barabara and family members,

Richard Vaughan – Rich & Rich Auction Co.

Hazel & Staff

Debbie Robbins
12 years ago

Thinking of each of you during this difficult time. With love, prayers and sympathy.

Dolon Peete
12 years ago

So sorry for your lose. May you find comfort from your fond memories. The Bible gives us comfort when it assures us that soon all causes of suffering will end and mankind can enjoy life forever in perfect health. (Pslams 37:11,29; Revelation 21:3,4; John 17:3)

We can even be reunited with our lost loved ones. (John 5:28,29)

Please accept my sincere heartfelt condolences.