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Nancy Tyler Blanton: Nichols

1946 – 2021

     Nancy Tyler Blanton of Nichols passed away on Monday, October 4, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was 75.

     Born June 18, 1946 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Clifton Woodrow Tyler and the late Fannie Bell Tyler.

     Mrs. Blanton was active in the community as a founding member of the Mt. Olive Rescue Squad, head poll master for the Mt. Olive voting precinct, and a dedicated member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was part owner of Blanton Building Supplies and genuinely loved fishing, and her dog, Gabby, Clemson football, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be most remembered as a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

     Survivors include her husband, Frankie Blanton of the home; four children, Gretta Blanton, Tammy Rogers and husband Frank, of Nichols, Frankie Blanton II and wife Tanya of Simpsonville, and Eric Blanton and wife Katie of Nichols; eight grandchildren, Brandon Arnette and fiancé Katherine Rogers, Frankee-Dayle McMillan, Tyler Rogers, Reynolds Blanton, Charlie Blanton, Kaislee Jane Blanton, Laiken Blanton, and Luke Blanton; one great-grandchild, Monroe Ourzik; a sister, Phyllis Holmes of Myrtle Beach; caregiver Debbie Johnson; and special friend Gary Jordan.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Blanton was predeceased by her brother, Thomas Mitchell Tyler.

     Funeral services were planned for 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Pastor Stephen Vipperman and Rev. Mike Vipperman officiating, committal services following at New Mt. Olive Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends immediately following the committal services.

     Memorials may be made to New Mt. Olive Cemetery, c/o Linda Jolly, 4267 Highway 9, Green Sea, SC 29545.

     A guest register is available here.