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Roy Glynn Blanton, 69
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Mr. Roy Glynn Blanton, 69, of Spencer passed away Tuesday, June 19, with his loving family at his bedside from an extended illness. 
Mr. Blanton was born Aug. 23, 1948 in Spencer to Roy Martin Blanton and Lola Mae Yates Blanton, who preceded him in death. He was a lifelong resident of Spencer and a member of Welchland Baptist Church. Mr. Blanton was a pipe layer and a longtime employee of Flat Rock Construction.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by son Roy Glynn Blanton Jr. and brother Coy Yates.
He is survived by his loving wife Darlene Blanton of Spencer, sons Charles (Tina) Blanton and Joel (Felicia) Blanton, both of Spencer, daughter Tracy (Ricky King) Blanton of McMinnville, eight grandchildren Shelby, Elaina, Samantha, Ethan, Breonna, Veronica, Dylan and Kellie, and great-grandchild Lukas.
There will be no visitation or services at the funeral home.  The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be made at
Layne Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 20, 2018