Mrs. Angie Johnson Blanks, 81, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.
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The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Chester First Baptist Church with Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. The interment will be in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Blackstock. The family will receive friends Friday, July 11, 2014, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. in the vestibule of First Baptist Church.
Born Dec. 28, 1932, in Fairfield County, S.C., Mrs. Blanks was the daughter of the late William Shelton Johnson and Leatha Brown Johnson. She was a graduate of Blackstock High School and attended York Technical College. She was retired from Campus Sportswear and previously worked with Chester County Hospital. Mrs. Blanks was a member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was an usher. Mrs. Blanks was involved in the Senior Choir and the Senior Club. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary #1654, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary #19, a former member of the Silver Haired Legislature of Chester, Lancaster, York Regions and a former member of the Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Douglas Lewis; and second husband, Cledith Mann.
She is survived by her husband of over 14 years, Charlton H. Blanks; two daughters, Kathy L. Morris (Randy) of Wedowee, Ala. and Robin L. Faulkner (Ellis) of Chester; two stepsons, Danny Mann of Lexington, S.C. and Will Blanks (Lindy) of Chester; one stepdaughter, Mary Beth Grumbliss (Dave) of Columbus, Ohio; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Chester First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706; or Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.barronfuneralhome.com.
Barron Funeral Home
133 Wylie Street
Chester, SC 29706
Published in The News & Reporter on July 12, 2014