SHELBY - Billy Odell Blanton, 80, went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2013, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.
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Born in Lincoln County on Oct. 14, 2013, he was the son of the late Charles Pryor and Bertha Pruett Blanton.
Funeral services will be held noon Monday at Bethel Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends an hour before the service, and other times at the home.
Burial will be at Cleveland Memorial Park.
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Blanton.
Guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 5, 2013