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Delores Alston Blanton

March 10, 1940 - January 12, 2019

WINDSOR, NC

Delores Alston Blanton, age 78, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019 at the Three Rivers Health & Rehabilitation of Windsor, NC surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Blanton was born on March 10, 1940 to Hugh Hartwell and Georgia Louise Cowan Alston in Bertie County, North Carolina. Delores was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She enjoyed working in her yard and tending to her flowers. Delores loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, Delores was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Lawrence Blanton, and brothers, Hartwell and Jimmy Alston.

Delores  is survived by her son, Don Dunlow and wife Janice of Murfreesboro, NC; daughter, Kim Beacham and husband Kenny of Newport News, VA; three grandsons, Ken Beacham and wife April of Askewville, NC, Caleb Beacham and wife Jessie of Murfressboro, NC, and Eric Dunlow of Gates County, NC; two granddaughters, Rhonda Castellow and husband Justin of Windsor, NC, and Megan Dunlow of Murfreesboro, NC; great-grandson, Payton Beacham; two great-granddaughters, Skylar Castellow, and Savannah Beacham; along with several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 1:45 pm with a Celebration of Life Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with the Rev. Buddy Denton officiating. The burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro, NC.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Blanton family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting garrettsykesfs.com.

 

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Location:

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Location:

Riverside Cemetery

Murfreesboro, NC 27855


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