OBITUARY

Dorothy Huggins Blanton

January 6, 1919June 22, 2012

Dorothy Huggins Blanton, 93, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at Charlotte Health Care Center. The first of nine children of the late Lonnie Odell Huggins and Lattice Brown Shelton Huggins, she was born in Gastonia on January 6, 1919. Her love of art and beauty was apparent in her life and her paintings. It showed even brighter in her love of her family, her friends and her Christian faith. She never met a stranger.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 29th in the chapel of Forest Lawn West Funeral Service, 4601 Freedom Drive with the Rev. Gary Baldwin officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service.

Mrs. Blanton is survived by a son, Joseph M. Blanton, Jr. and wife Tracey, of Derwood, MD; a daughter, Shelly Massey and husband Mike, of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Eric Blanton and wife Malina, of Clarksburg, MD and Kara Massey, of Charlotte; a brother, Jimmie B Huggins, of Belhaven; two sisters, Mary Lee Helms and Nan Szwed, both of Sanford, and three great-grandsons, William, Sebastian and Logan.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Marion Blanton, Sr., in 2001.

The family wishes to thank Charlotte Health Care Center and The Cove at Wilora Lake for their compassionate care.

Family and friends are invited to sign the online register book at www.wilsonfuneralservices.com

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Midwood Baptist Church, 2029 Mecklenburg Ave, Charlotte NC 28205 or the Dean Barber Art Scholarship Fund at Myers Park High School, 2400 Colony Rd, Charlotte NC, 28209.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, June 29, 2012
  • Memorial Service Friday, June 29, 2012
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Margaret King

June 29, 2012

Shelly: I was so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

Rachael Wiggins

June 29, 2012

Shelly, Mike and Kara
My deepest sympathy

Sara Bankhead

June 29, 2012

Mrs. Shelly Massey and Family

There is a special bond between a mother and her children, may God continue to bless and give you peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences.

Love,
Sara


Carolinas Healthcare System
Patient Financial Services

June 28, 2012

..into the arms of Jesus.....

Xena & Ez Church--God Chasers SS class.Tom Bowers teacher...FBC-Charlotte

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