Funeral service for John Alfred Blanton, age 90, of Emory will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Bro. Wayne Wolfe will be officiating. Interment will follow in Clifton Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM, one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Blanton passed away at home on February 8, 2020. He was born on May 3, 1929, in Rains County to Fred and Della Holman-Blanton. He married Mary Joyce Potts on February 6, 1954, in Oklahoma. He served his country in the United States Army, was a farmer, and worked as an aircraft mechanic for 40 years with L-3.
He will be greatly missed.
Daughter: Sonjia Reep of Emory
Son: Ronald Blanton, Sr. and wife, Darlene of Emory
Grandchildren: Melody Godfrey, and husband, Jason; Sherree Latham, and husband, Douglas; John Hill, and wife, Rachel; Rhonda Donaldson, and husband, Michael, and Ronald Blanton, Jr., and wife, Danelle
Sister: Wanda Blanton Shaw
Numerous other loving family and friends
Preceded by: Parents; Wife: Joyce Potts Blanton in 2019; Great-grandson: Wesley “Bubba” Pruitt; two brothers, and one sister
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