Private family graveside services for Ollie
Blanton, 87, of Nampa, who died Monday, April 29, in a Nampa
hospital will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
The Rev. Vernon L. Wilcox of the First Church of the
Nazarene, Nampa, will officiate.
Mrs. Blanton was born Jan. 16, 18989, in Indian
Territory, Okla., to Benjamin F. and Sarah Schlictel
She married J.C. Blanton on Jan. 16, 1915, in
Claremore, Okla. They made their home in Oklahoma until
moving to Nampa in 1923 where she has since resided. Mr.
Blanton died in 1958.
She is survived by two sons, Frank Blanton of Nampa and
J. Charles Blanton of Boise; three daughters, Cleo T.
Udy of Bountiful, Utah, Laura Mae Lyons of Eugene, Ore., and
Arletta M. Layton of Pendleton. Ore.; a sister, Mildred
Snowball, of Westwood, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, four sisters and one grandchild preceded
her in death.
Memorials may be made to the Nampa First Church of the
Nazarene Memorial Fund or to a favorite charity.
Arrangements are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Nampa.