April 10, 1925 - December 19, 2019
Mrs. Peggy Cooper Blanton, age 94, a resident of Washington and formerly of Goldsboro and Fayetteville, died peacefully Thursday evening December 19, 2019 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
A graveside service will be held 10:00 AM on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayetteville, officiated by Rev. Doug Radford. Chad Horton, Michael Horton, Robbie Blanton and Blake Blanton will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Blanton was born in Washington, DC on April 10, 1925, daughter of the late Raymond Carroll Cooper and Melburn Cooper. On July 29, 1947, she married James Wilson Blanton who preceded her in death on December 15, 1993. Mrs. Blanton was a retired civil service secretary. She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Washington.
Mrs. Blanton is survived by her daughters: Carol Pleasants of Greenville, Sharon Horton of Washington and Dianne Capps of Winston Salem; her daughter-in-law: Brenda Blanton of Goldsboro; her grandchildren: Chad Horton (Lauren), Michael Horton (Susan), Robbie Blanton (Leigh Ann), Blake Blanton (Vanessa); great grandchildren: Kailyn Blanton, Blaine Horton, Adeline Blanton, Dalton Blanton, Nicole Gibson, Lauren Radford, Brett Damron, Brian Damron, Elizabeth Damron, Landen Damron, Brynn Damron, Clara Damron, Alayna Damron, Braeley Siler and Levi Siler; and her beloved dog: Chelsea Marie.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her son: James Blanton, II, her brother: Ted Edwards and her son-in-law: Lenwood Horton.
The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter Sharon Horton, located at 29 Driver Road, Washington.
Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church, 901 N. Bonner Street, Washington, NC 27889.
On-line condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Blanton family.
Sunday, December 22
Lafayette Memorial Park