Christine Blanton

LAWNDALE - Christine Ann Ashley Blanton, 72, of E. Stagecoach Trail, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.

Born July 29, 1946 in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Gerold Dean Ashley Sr. and Edith Scism Ashley.

She was a retired hairdresser and was a member of Lawndale Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Blanton and brother, Gerold Dean Ashley, Jr.

Survivors include her son, Phillip A. Wright of Shelby, a niece, Jill Ann Newton of Newport News, Virginia and special friends, Janette and Jimmy Cook of Casar and Annette Blanton of Lattimore.

Visitation will 2:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Cook and Rev. Jackie Price officiating.

Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston

Memorials may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Fallston.

Funeral Home

Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail Fallston, NC 28042

Published in Shelby Star from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2018