Deborah Joe (Simpson) Blanton

May 13, 1957 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 63)


Deborah Joe Simpson Blanton, age 63 of Shop Branch Rd, West Liberty, KY passed away Thursday, February 4,2021 at her home after a brief illness. She was born May 13,1957 in Shawnee, Ohio to Robert Ray Harris and Geraldine Elizabeth Simpson Harris. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior. She was loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Surviving are her husband Ralph Blanton of West Liberty,KY. Her father, Robert Ray Harris of Loris,SC. Daughter, Samantha Kay Burton & fiance Donnie Honeter, and son Josh & Angie Burton both of Galion, Ohio. Nine grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Janet Kay Blankenship and Robbie Jean Blankenship both of Conway, SC. Two brothers Robert R. Simpson and Jeremiah James Harris both of Loris, SC. She was preceded in death by her mother Geraldine Elizabeth Simpson Harris, son Anthony Richard Burton, two brothers Don R. Blankenship and Berlin Blankenship.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm, Monday February 8, 2021 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Bro. Tyler Wright, Bro. Benny Wright, Bro. Jimmy Conley, Bro. Dale Smith and Bro. Chuck Conley officiating. Burial in the Blanton Family Cemetery, Ship Branch Road, West Liberty, KY. Visitation after 6:30pm Sunday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY.

Pallbearers: Josh Burton, Benny Blanton, Richard Davis, Jeff George, Andy Ball, Issiac Blanton, Jimmy Blanton, Scott Havens.

COVID-19 mandate/regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort.

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February 7, 2021

6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home
367 Main Street
West Liberty, KY 41472

Funeral Service
February 8, 2021

1:00 PM
Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home
367 Main Street
West Liberty, KY 41472

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