Deborah Blanton

Deborah Blanton

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Deborah Anne Blanton

Shelby -- Deborah Anne Bowman Blanton, 64, of Foxcroft Circle, passed away on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Born in Shelby, she was the widow of Benny F. Blanton and the daughter of the late Harry O'Neal Bowman and Carolyn Wise Bowman Sapough. She previously worked in textiles and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving Mrs. Blanton are a daughter, Amy Jo Grigg of Shelby; two grandsons, Max Grigg Laflamme and Gus Grigg Laflamme, both of Shelby; three brothers, Dennis Bowman (Sheila) of Blacksburg, Larry Bowman (Wanda) of Blacksburg, and Kevin Bowman (Kim) of Gaffney; a sister-in-law, Jackie Blanton, of Polkville, NC; a special friend of the family, Jennifer McNeilly Yelton; one niece and five nephews; and one granddog, Tilly.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by a brother, Phil Bowman.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Blanton on Friday, February 15th, 2019, at 6:00 PM in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.

Donations may be made to the Deborah Blanton Funeral Fund, c/o Gordon Mortuary, PO Box 428, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

The family will be at their respective homes.

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    Friday, February 15th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Gordon Mortuary Chapel
    400 West Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, SC
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    Friday, February 15th, 2019

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Debbie Long McCullough

I am so sorry to hear that Debbie has passed away.We went to church together @ Broad River Baptist many years ago.I hadn't seen her probably since she graduated high school . Prayers for strength & comfort for all of you.
Comment | Posted at 08:54pm via Condolence

Ann Peterson Gordon

I am so sorry to hear that Debbie has passed away. We were very good friends as children and throughout our school years. We went to church together for many years and our parents were friends also. I haven't seen her in many, many years, but she was a very sweet and caring person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless you.
Comment | Posted at 07:46pm via Condolence

Shannon Shytle

My family would like to express our deepest sympathies, Debbie was a caring and loving lady, for a short time I got to call her my aunt. Amy, Max, and Gus you have and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers that you heal from this tragedy in time. Love you all.
Comment | Posted at 07:01pm via Condolence


May the family of Deborah Anne Blanton please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24:15 and Psalm 37:29.
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