Thursday, February 24, 2005, Obituaries.

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 3, 2005

Edna Pearl Turner Blanton

Edna Pearl Turner Blanton, died February 22, 2005 at her home. Graveside services are Friday, February 25, 2005 at 2:00 PM at Brundidge City Cemetery with Pastors John Emfinger and Don Grantham officiating.

Dillard Funeral Home of Brundidge is directing. Viewing is Thursday, February 24, 2005 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge.

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Born November 26, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. Redding Turner (neecents Anna DuBose), she was the last survivor of their issue.

She taught school briefly before marrying Woodson Norris Blanton in 1933 and became licensed in Cosmetology.

Most of her years were devoted to her family and home.

She was gentle, kind, patient, generous, industrious, uncomplaining, loving, and had a quiet dignity.

She will be sorely missed.

Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by her husband, Norris, of 51 years and a son, Leon, who died as a young child from a fall.

Surviving are her son James and daughter-in-law, Eleanor; daughter, Mildred; one grandson, Edward, and several nieces and nephews.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one's favorite charity or to Wiregrass Hospice, P.O. Box 1146, Troy, AL