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Bobby Joe Blanton, 75
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Bobby Joe Blanton, 75, died Friday, Sept. 5, at Stones River Hospital emergency room. He was a native of Cannon County.He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Imogene Haynie Blanton of Woodbury; children Ronald, Terry (Dana Buchholz) and Gary (Lisa) Blanton, Sandra (Mike) Jones, all of Woodbury; grandchildren Rachel (Blake) Richardson, Brittney (Dustin) Parton, Shyenne, Megan, Hunter, Luke and Taylor Blanton, Bo and Brady Bryson; great-grandchildren Ellie Rae Chapman, Case Richardson and Bristol Parton; siblings Oakley Blanton, Jimmy Ray (Carolyn) Blanton, Arnetta Carrick, Gladys Hibdon (Larry Tucker), all of Woodbury and Melba (Leo) Jacobs of Centertown.He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Inez Bell Blanton, siblings, Janice, Lanice and Vanice Blanton and granddaughter, Hannah Blanton.Mr. Blanton was a member of Centerhill Baptist Church, and was retired from Carrier after 29 years. He loved to be on the farm where he grew up and lived.