Sophie E. Herring Blanton

  • "Paula, Ms. Sophie was a great co-worker as well as you. I..."
    - Debra Early
  • "Adrian , our prayer's are with you during this difficult..."
    - greg williams
  • "Manu, I will miss you forever....I LOVE YOU"
    - Tony Blanton
  • "I'm so sorry to hear this! Mrs.Blanton was my bus driver..."
    - Lisa McCurdy-Bingham
  • "We are so so for your loss Paula we just found out today...."

Sophie E. Herring



Sophie E. Herring Blanton of Pensacola, FL, passed away July 10, 2014.

Sophie was a lifelong resident of Pensacola and retired from the Escambia County School District.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Adrian E. Blanton; daughter, Paula; her sons, Andy (Sharon), Gene (Karen) and Troy (Bonnie); 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sister, Debbie; brothers, Ronnie (Carolyn) and Frank.

Funeral services will be Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 4 PM at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home with Brother Tommy Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 PM until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the family at

A special thanks to Covenant Hospice.

Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 13, 2014
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