SWEETIE J.  BLANTON

Sweetie J. Blanton, 84, of Statesboro, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020.

Mrs. Blanton was born March 14, 1936 in Jesup to the late Joseph Woodell Jones and the late Mae Stewart Jones. She attended Elmer Baptist Church in Statesboro and was a homemaker. Mrs. Blanton was a devoted wife, mother, and granny.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt, brothers, Benjamin and Alvin and sisters, Mae and Nell.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Vanessa and Michael North of Statesboro; a brother, John Billy Jones of Pacific City, OR; and a granddaughter, Justice M. North and fiancé Philip Martinez.

A Graveside service was held Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Andrew Kersey officiating.

Active Pallbearers were David Kersey, Randall Kersey, Jerry Kersey, Al Meadows, Michael North and Philip Martinez.

Remembrances may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice 200 Donehoo Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.