Linda Pearl Helton Blanton, 57

Linda Pearl (Helton) Blanton, 57, of Stanford, passed away Tuesday, November 1, at her home.
Born in Stanford on February 14, 1959, Linda was a daughter of the late Pearl and Elsie (Hubbard) Helton. She was a faithful member of the Dix River Church of God. Linda was the loving and faithful wife of Jimmie Neal Blanton whom she married on March,19, 2005.
Survivors include her husband of 11 years, Jimmie N. Blanton; a sister, Anna Helton Hendrickson; and many nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 5, at McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard with Rev. Walter Bowling officiating. Burial was in the Negro Creek Cemetery in Brodhead.
Active pallbearers were Otis Hendrickson, Bruce Miller, Gary and Chris Blanton, Brandon Brown, Ruben Blanchett & Ray Fletcher.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and to the American Cancer Society Musekamp Family Hope Lodge in Cincinnati, Ohio.