A. Dennis Blanton: Longs

    A. Dennis Blanton of Longs passed away Saturday, June 8. He was 95.
    Mr. Blanton was born in Horry County a son of the late Vol T. Blanton and the late Della Gerald Blanton.  He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, a retired farmer, and a mechanic with the state of South Carolina.
    He was predeceased by one a, Berkley Davis Blanton; his wife Lora Edell Pridgen Blanton; four brothers, Charlie Blanton, Elbert Blanton, Victor Blanton, and Wayne Blanton; a grandson and great grandson.
    Survivors include three children: Allard Lester Blanton of Longs, Bonnie Faye Blanton of Conway, and Franklin Delano Blanton of Longs; seven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 from Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, with Rev. Ricky Hardee officiating. Burial followed in the Blanton Cemetery.
    Memorials may be made to FireFall Ministries, Inc., P. O. Box 26, Nichols, SC 29581.
    An online guestbook is available here.

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