Collette F. Blanton(1959 - 2014)

Collette F. Blanton, 54, passed away on Thursday February 27, 2014 at home. She was born on October 4, 1959 in Tucson, AZ.

Collette graduated from Yuma High School. She was employed at the Quechan Casino as a cashier.

Collette is survived by her parents, Bruce and Rosemary Blanton of Yuma AZ; son, Anthony Blanton of Phoenix, AZ; daughter, Elissa Alvarez of Yuma; brother, David Blanton of Astoria OR; and her boyfriend of 15 years Angel Alvarez of Yuma; many nieces nephews, great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Steven Blanton.

Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Johnson Mortuary Chapel at 10am following will be the burial of ashes at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Hospice of Yuma.

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Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park
1415 South 1st Ave Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-4384
Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 13, 2014