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Cleo Blancett, born to Charles & Glysten on April 16, 1933 in Trousdale, OK went home to be with his Lord & Savior on April 26, 2014.
Cleo's childhood years were spent in the Trousdale area. He came to the Yuba-Sutter area in the late forties with his family. Cleo was a graduate of YCHS, class of 1951. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Cleo worked in downtown Yuba City as a barber, then went on to retire after 36 years in the Retail Clerk's Union.
He had a passion for wood working, photography, & art. Cleo loved fast cars, motorcycle riding, and his wife, Decie of 59 years. He was a loving, dedicated husband, father, and friend.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shirley Ann Murphy.
He is survived by his wife, Decie Lucille Blancett; his 4 daughters, Rebecca Lynn Evola, Cassandra Rae Mick, Giovanna Lee Walker, Christina Rene Cranston; his only son, Charles Ardene Blancett; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild, niece, Kristina Ann Carlton, and nephew, Charles William Murphy.
Cleo will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.
Viewing at 9:00 am Friday, May 2, 2014 at Grace Baptist Church. Services to follow at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Sutter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.
Send Condolences to
Ullrey Memorial Chapel Inc.
817 Almond Street
Yuba City, CA 95991
Published in Appeal Democrat on Apr. 29, 2014