2012-12-19 / Obituaries


Jerelene West Blanton, 66, of Birmingham died Dec. 19, 2012 at her residence.

She was born Jan. 22, 1946 in Clarke County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Birmingham. She was a former office manager with Choctaw county Airport.

Survivors include her husband, James H. Blanton, Birmingham; one daughter, Tracy Acton, Tuscaloosa; one step-daughter, Heidi Blanton, Loyacano, Birmingham; one step-son, Michael Blanton, Birmingham; one sister, Eldaree Wallace, Saraland; two grandchildren, Justin and Kevin Acton, Tuscaloosa; three step-grandchildren, Addyson Loyacano, Benjamin and Grace Blanton, all of Birmingham.

The service was Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. at Bassetts Creek Baptist Church with Dr. K. Bryant Strain officiating. Burial was in the Bassetts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Grove Hill.

Active pallbearers were Glen Fendley, David Leoney, Joseph Fendley, Christopher Monk, Jack Hardcaster and Bill Kegg.

Honorary pallbearers were Justin Acton, Kevin Acton, Cordell Walker and Kovi Walker.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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