Jerry Lee Blanton

April 8, 1947 ~ January 1, 2022 (age 74)


Jerry Lee “Birdie” Blanton, 74, of York, SC passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Rose Hill Cemetery in York, SC officiated by Rev. Will Cofield. The family will receive friends in the cemetery following the service.

Jerry was born on April 8, 1947 in York, SC. He was the son of the late Charlie Lee Blanton and Ethel Margaret Brimer Blanton. He was a member of Central Baptist Church of York, SC and was a veteran of the US ARMY National Guard. 

Jerry is survived by his niece, Jill Harris, nephew, Jason Harris (Amy), great nephews: Alex McDaniel, Cole Rumfelt, Bryce Rumfelt, Luke Rumfelt, Justin Harris, Josh Harris; and great niece, Emily Harris Wood. He was also survived by numerous cousins and friends whom Jerry cherished.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his sister, Charleen Blanton.

In memory of Jerry Lee “Birdie” Blanton, memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church, PO Box 689, York, SC 29745.

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Graveside Service
January 7, 2022

3:00 PM
Rose Hill Cemetery, SC

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