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Kathleen Marie BlantonPassing: October 3, 2023


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ORLEANS – Kathleen Marie Blanton, 73, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at her residence.

Born July 3, 1950, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Eugene and Anah Mae (Turner) Briscoe.  Kathleen married Charles “Chuck” Bailey Blanton on February 7, 1969 and he preceded her in death September 14, 2020.

Surviving are her children, Maryanah “Tooter” (Jim) Mosier of Orleans and Kate Blanton of Lanesville; grandchildren, Cole (Victoria) Gray of French Lick, Bailey (J.D.) Hopkins of Shoals, Wyatt Campbell of Liberty, and Wil Tolbert of Mitchell; four great-grandchildren; and siblings, Dennis Briscoe of Borden, Howdy Briscoe of Mitchell, Becky Briscoe of Orleans, and Tim (Jamie) Briscoe of Mitchell.         

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Cremation has been chosen.

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Buck an Jeanette Chastain | Brownstown
    Date: October 7, 2023
    Very sorry for your loss. Kathy was a good neighbor to Herman an Marge Herman always enjoyed her homemade apple pie. May she rest in peace.
  2. Guest: Georgia Bohlman | Orleans, Indiana
    Date: October 6, 2023
    Cole and family, Dennis and I are very sorry for your loss. I have a lot of memories of Kathy.
  3. Guest: Michelle Porter | Orleans IN
    Date: October 5, 2023
    Kathy was a sweet lady. I’m very sorry for your loss.
  4. Guest: Rita Ball Ramey | Bedford, IN
    Date: October 5, 2023
    Briscoes and Ball ground all ran together and we crossed paths many times. Our prayers are with all of youMike and Rita Ball Ramey
  5. Guest: Ellen Korki tincher | Bedford ind
    Date: October 5, 2023
    Ohhh my. RIP KATHY . We had some great times n lots laughs in high school. Many memories. Bless your family.