Jewell Blanton

March 18, 1930October 5, 2020

Jewell Blanton went home peacefully on Monday, October 5, 2020. She was born on March 18, 1930, to John Amos and Stella Wells who preceded her in death. She also was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, James M. Blanton and her second husband, Al Spicer. Her brothers, Norvin, Elwood and Elbert Wells. Two sisters, Thelma Allen and Erma Thomas Berry.

She is survived by a sister, Linda Cole and brother Loren, (Barb) Wells of Middletown.

Her children, daughter, Rebecca (Gary) Allen of Grove City, Ohio and two sons, Phil (Joyce Maxwell) of Loveland, Colorado and Andy of Fort Collins, Colorado. Three granddaughters, Jennifer Lawson of Grove City, Ohio, Amber Blanton, Wellington, Colorado, Aaron Blanton, Fort Collins, Colorado. Three grandsons, James (Betty) Lawson, Columbus, Ohio, Matthew Blanton, Meridian, Mississippi, and William Blanton, Denver, Colorado. Three great grandchildren, Shellby Lawson, Dayton, Ohio, Avery Lawson, Columbus, Ohio, and Elliott Blanton, Denver, Colorado. Six step-grandchildren, Jennifer(Todd) Gritter, of Commercial Point, Ohio, Christopher, (Misty) Allen of Grove City, Ohio and Patrick (Stephanie) Allen, of Orient, Ohio and David, Jessica and Tiffany Maxwell. Five step great grandchildren, Aryn (Jordan) Gilmore, Alyson Gritter, Faith Allen,Tristan Allen and Daven Farr; and one step great great granddaughter, Autsyn Grace.

Jewell was a member of ABWA, and Eastern Star. She volunteered at Middletown Hospital for over forty years and worked with her husband, Jim in his Real Estate business. She attended the Vineyards Church in Fort Collins for 9 years and was loved by everyone she had contact with.

Jewell had the gift of hospitality and enjoyed entertaining in her home. She never met a stranger and her favorite vacation spot was on the beach.

Don Blanton, Jr., will be officiating her services at Breitenbach-Anderson Funeral Home, 516 S. Sutphin Street, Middletown, Ohio. The family will receive family and friends on Saturday, October, 17, 2020 from 10:00 am-11:45 am, to pay their respects, funeral following. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pathways Hospice, 305 Carpenter Rd. Fort Collins, CO 80525 in memory of Jim and Jewell Blanton.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends

    Saturday, October 17, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020


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