RED BAY, Ala. - John Wesley Blanton, 46, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at his residence. He was a native of Red Bay, Ala., and a construction worker. He was a member of Freewill Baptist Church in Red Bay.
Services were June 14 at Freewill Baptist Church in Red Bay with burial in Red Bay City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors included his wife, Regina Ann Cromeans Blanton of Red Bay, Ala.; two sons, John Blanton Jr. of Albuquerque, N.M., and Joshua Levi Blanton of Red Bay; stepson, Dustin Wilemon of Red Bay; his mother, Janet Garrison Wright (James) of Red Bay; his father, R.C. Blanton of Vina, Ala.; two brothers, Richard Charles Blanton (Donna) of Golden and Brian Keith Blanton of Honolulu, Hawaii; one sister, Rebecca Cheryl Gist of Decatur, Ala.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George Franklin Blanton, Sarah Marguarette Blanton, Glover Garrison and Nople Garrison; and a stepson, Terry Wilemon Jr.