SHELBY - J. E. Blanton, 94, of Scenic Circle, died Dec. 3, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Born on Sept. 15, 1918, in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late William Hoyle and Katherine Hardin Blanton.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at Eastside Baptist Church.
Burial will be at Cleveland Memorial Park with military honors.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory from and other times at the home on Scenic Circle.
Guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com.