Betty M. Blanton, age 89, of Cliffside, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019.
Betty was born December 22, 1929 in Rutherford County to the late Joseph William Wise and Maude Huntsinger Wise. She was a graduate of Tri-High School worked for Cone Mills for thirty years. Betty was a long time and faithful member of Cliffside Baptist Church and taught Sunday School for over forty years. She was an avid reader and loved her family dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Herman Blanton; son, Morris Blanton; a grandson; a granddaughter; three brothers and five sisters.
Those left to cherish her memory include her two sons, Joe Wayne Blanton and wife, Debra of Ellenboro and Ricky Blanton and wife, Debbie of Cliffside; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted at Cliffside Baptist Church. Interment followed in Cliffside Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to Cliffside Baptist Church, PO Box 336, Cliffside, NC 28024 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.