Blanton, Geraldine J.

Geraldine J. Blanton
Have been held.

Geraldine J. Blanton, 65, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005 in Lubbock.

She was born Oct. 26, 1939, in Newton Grove, N.C., to Thomas and Ina Jones.

She was the youngest of seven children. She married Manis Blanton on Dec. 11, 1976 in Clovis. She loved playing bingo, was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing and camping. She had been a resident of Clovis since 1971.

Survivors include her husband, Manis Blanton of Clovis; two sons, Steve Credle (and his wife, Susan) of Clovis, and Shane Credle of Portsmouth, Va.; a step-daughter, Cindy Harmer (and her husband Michael) of Clovis; stepsons, Ricky of California, Billy, and Matthew Blanton of Palm Coast, Fla.; a sister, Ruby Jones Ruffin of Wilson, N.C.; a brother, Earl Jones of Blackcreek, N.C.; 10 grandchildren and a great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Cecil, Bill, Henry, and Thomas Jones.

Cecil Bunch will officiate the services.

Honorary pallbearers are Ron Johnson, Darryl Baldwin, Lynn Newberry, Ryan Credle, Brannon Credle, and Mark Shough.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of New Mexico at 216 Truman NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87108.

Arrangements by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.