Audrey Blanton, age 74 of Madison, Florida, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 25, 2014. He was born on January 15, 1940 in Madison County, Florida. Mr. Blanton was a lifelong resident of Madison County and a member of the Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church. He loved Church and also loved fishing and spending time with his family.
Mr. Blanton is survived by his wife of 52 years Judy Blanton of Madison, Florida; two daughters Farie Haskell (and husband Doug) of Madison, Florida, Melissa Rodgers (and husband Joe) of Perry, Florida; one brother Almon Blanton also of Perry, Florida; two sisters Evelyn Stephens and Myrtle Watts, both of Perry; Four Grandchildren: Chad McGriff (and wife Memori), Kelsey McGriff, Beau Rodgers and Chance Rodgers; and two great Grandchildren: Rylan and Adyson McGriff. He was predeceased by his father and mother: Grover Cleveland Blanton and Farie Ella English Blanton; two brothers: Grover Blanton, Jr. and Evan Blanton and one sister: Jewel Tyson.
The family received friends Friday, December 26, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel in Madison, Florida. Funeral services for Mr. Blanton will held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Beggs Chapel in Madison with Elder Gary Blanton officiating. Burial will be at San Pedro Cemetery. All arrangements are being handled by Beggs Funeral Home Perry Chapel, (850) 838-2929.
Submitted By John Bullard