Shirley Blanton

Published 7:40 pm Thursday, March 10, 2016

Shirley Margaret H. Blanton, age 77, of Selma, passed away March 10, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Frances Hill and sister, Linda Jean Hill. Surviving are her husband, Marshall D. Blanton; children, Lynda Frances B. (Chris) Atwood of Santa Fe, N.M. and James Kenneth (Claire) Blanton of London, England; sister, Janet Frances H. Greggory and grandchildren, Brook Elizabeth Palmer of Rockport, Texas and Elodie and Millie Blanton of London, England.

She was an active member and elder of First Christ Church and worked for a number of years at Roger Butler Jewelers. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Arrangements will be made at a later date, and the family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the outpouring of prayers, support and concern for Shirley, particularly as her health deteriorated.

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