Amelia Blanton

HUNTERSVILLE - Amelia Frye Blanton, 96, of Huntersville, and a former longtime resident of Forest City, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Old Knox Commons. She was born in Rutherford County on Nov. 10, 1917, and was a daughter of the late Gordon Vance and Kitty Beckhum Frye.
The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in the Cool Springs Cemetery.
The Padgett and King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
An online guest registry is available at

Funeral Home

The Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 245-4951

Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 4, 2014