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March 02, 2024

Enis Earlene Mills Blanton

Enis Earlene Mills Blanton

Enis Earlene Mills Blanton

Enis Earlene Mills Blanton, 91, of Statesville, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016, at Gordon Hospice House, after a brief illness.

She was born August 26, 1925, in Cherokee County, South Carolina, daughter of the late Ladson Joshua Caleb Mills and Nancy Emma Paris Mills. She was a retired textile worker. She was also a member of Harvest Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Burrel Vinson Blanton; seven brothers; and five sisters.

Left to cherish her memory include a son, Earl Vinson Blanton and wife Debbie of Claremont; three daughters, Mary Jo Ferguson and husband Bob of Mooresville, Janice Harr and husband Bill of Statesville, and Kay Harris of Hiddenite; a sister, Ruby Blackwell of Gaffney, South Carolina; a caregiver grandson, Scott Mayhew and wife Connie; eight additional grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Iredell Memorial Gardens. Rev. Steve Parks will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, at Chapman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Blanton Family by visiting our website at

Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Enis Blanton.

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