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“One good friend that will be missed RIP ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Alvin Mullins - Salyersville, KY

“My Friend Bernadette. Words fail me. Please know you and all your family are in my prayers. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Abbie Combs - Hazard, KY - friend

“I'm so sorry your loss Bernadette and tommie and Marjorie . You are in My thoughts and prayers ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Arnetta Russell -hayes - KY

“Sending love and prayers to all the family! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Missy Witt - Allen, KY

“Have so many memories of him and Margie. All the way back to their grocery store days. Loved stopping in. That's when I got over on Coon. Roger all...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Roger & Marlene Russell - KY

“I'm so very sorry for your loss! Keeping all the family in my prayers! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kaye Stone - Knoxville, TN

“My heart is filled with with sadness for my friend, Bernadette. I love you. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dessie Bowling - Family Friend


Elvie Olden Blanton, age 76, a resident of Coon Creek in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

Olden was born January 8, 1941, in Salyersville, Kentucky, he is the son of the late Bill and Ada Montgomery Blanton. Also preceding him in death are two sisters, Alma Kaye Blanton and Alpha Gay Blanton, one brother, Carson Blanton.

Olden was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend who loved his family dearly.

Those left to mourn includes wife, Marjorie Helton Blanton of Salyersville, Kentucky, daughter Bernadette Carpenter and husband Jeffery of Salyersville, Kentucky, son, Tommie Blanton and wife Anita of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, grandchildren, Lora Leigh Conley of Salyersville, Kentucky, Patrick Blanton of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, Shelby Blanton of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, two great grandchildren, Mackenzie Conley of Lansing, Michigan and Keenan Conley of Salyersville, Kentucky, sister, Merlene Skaggs and husband Ollie of Morrow, Ohio, brother, Void Blanton and wife Clara of Morrow, Ohio, and a host of family and friends who love and miss him.

Funeral services for Elvie Olden Blanton will be conducted on Sunday, August 13 at 2:00 PM. Comforting words will be given by Hubert Slone. Burial will follow in the Blanton Family Cemetery on Coon Creek in Salyersville, Kentucky. The family will welcome friends Friday August 11, 2017 after 6 PM, after 10 AM Saturday and anytime prior to funeral services on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Condolences can be made at www.salyersvillefuneralhome.net

Salyersville Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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Salyersville Funeral Home
694 Parkway Drive Salyersville, KY 41465
Tel. (606) 349-1282

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