Patricia Blanton

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Patricia M. "Pat" Blanton, 75, died May 13, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.

She was born in Cleveland County to the late Floyd D. McDaniel and Lollie Wells McDaniel.

She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Penny Haynes and sister, Brenda Caldwell.

Mrs. Blanton was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kings Mtn. NC and a homemaker. She was a former foster parent. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who loved to paint and cook.

Survivors include her husband, Charles D. Blanton, Kings Mountain; son, Tim Haynes and wife Lisa, Midlothian, Va.; two stepsons, Whitney Blanton and wife Cathy, Winter Park, Fla., David Blanton, Kings Mountain; three stepdaughters, Donna Blanton and husband John, Tallahassee, Fla., Becky Abel and husband Tom, Lakeland, Fla., Liza Dellinger and husband Bryan, Kings Mountain; brother-in-law, Dewayne, Caldwell, Kings Mountain; sister, Kay M. Beason and husband Ronnie, Kings Mountain; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held noon Saturday, June 1, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, Kings Mountain, with Dr. Donald McSwain officiat-ing.

Memorials may be made to Department of Social Services "Foster Care Program" 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC 28150.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.

Funeral Home

Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
108 South Piedmont Ave.  Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 739-2591

Published in Gaston Gazette on May 21, 2013