Jessie Blanton of Wayne

Jessie Blanton, 87, of Wayne, W.Va., passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1925 in Wayne County, a daughter of the late Rowe Price and Eva Price Ellis. Her husband Clarence “Buck” Blanton also preceded her in death along with two brothers, James Willard Price and Junior Price, and three sisters, Infant Blanche Price, Louise Prentiss, and Dolly Clark Burch. Survivors include one daughter Bertha Blanton; three brothers, Robert Price of Ironton, Oh., Charles Price of Columbus, Oh.,and Paul Glenn Price of Columbia, S. C.; nieces Cortney Price, Carla Jane Price, and special niece Amilya Price; nephews, Robert A. Price, James E. Price, and special nephew Jaiden Price; two grand nieces including Madison Camp, and grand nephew Munanny Price; and special friends Frances Landis, Julie Smith, Sue Clay, Bernice Endicott, and Delphine Price. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Pastor Leo Scaggs officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.