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2012-12-27 / Obituaries


Jerelene West Blanton, 66, of Birmingham died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at her home. She was born Jan. 22, 1946 in Clarke County. Blanton was a former office manager with Choctaw County Airport and a member of First Baptist Church of Birmingham.

She is survived by her husband, James H. Blanton of Birmingham; daughter, Tracy Acton of Tuscaloosa; stepdaughter, Heidi Blanton Loyacano of Birmingham; stepson, Michael Blanton of Birmingham; sister, Eldaree Wallace of Saraland; two grandchildren, Justin and Kevin Acton of Tuscaloosa; three stepgrandchildren, Addyson Loyacano, Benjamin and Grace Blanton, all of Birmingham.

Funeral services were Sunday, Dec. 22 at Bassett Creek Baptist Church, with Dr. K. Bryant Strain officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery in Grove Hill with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers were Glen Fendley, David Looney, 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.

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