Linda Blanton

Published 8:49 am Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Linda Blanton


Linda Pearl (Helton) Blanton, 57, of Stanford, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, at her home. 

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She was the loving and faithful wife of Jimmie Neal Blanton whom she married on March, 19 2005. Linda was born in Stanford, Kentucky on Feb. 14, 1959. She was a daughter of the late Pearl and Elsie (Hubbard) Helton. Linda was a faithful member of the Dix River Church of God. 

Linda leaves behind her husband of 11 years, Jimmie N. Blanton; and a sister, Anna Helton Hendrickson. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Pallbearers include Otis Hendrickson, Bruce Miller, Gary and Chris Blanton, Brandon Brown, Ruben Blanchett and Ray Fletcher.

Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Walter Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in the Negro Creek Cemetery in Brodhead.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 at McKnight Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and to the American Cancer Society Musekamp Family Hope Lodge in Cincinnati.