Mount Vernon News
  • Margaret Blanton

  • February 5, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Margaret A. Blanton, 84, of Mount Vernon passed away Feb. 4, 2010, at Whispering Hills Care Center.

She was born July 3, 1925, in Mount Vernon to the late Albert and Sadie (Halderman) Mapes. Margaret was a former mayor of Sparta and a member of TOPS here in Mount Vernon.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Ed) Everhart of Mount Vernon, Kathy (Doyle) Frost of Danville and Debra (Tom) Wells of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren, Hunter and Bo.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Blanton, in 1994; a grandson, Theodore Show; three sisters; and two brothers.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Pastor Steve Feazel officiating. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Blanton family.

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