Virginia “Gina” Blanton

Published 11:55 am Friday, July 15, 2016

Virginia “Gina” Blanton, 74, of Silsbee passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 in Beaumont after a courageous fight with Breast Cancer.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm in Silsbee, TX at the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall. Prior to the memorial service there will be a gathering of family and friends beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Mrs. Blanton was born February 20, 1942 in Highland Park, MI to the late Raymond and Della (Jones) Bradley. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, MI and in 1963 married the love of her life, Ronald Blanton in Dallas. Gina was a airline hostess for Braniff Airlines, was a devoted Jehovah Witness and was a kind and generous person who loved people.

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She is preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ronald Blanton of Silsbee; daughter, Deborah Sanford and husband, Jamie of Silsbee and granddaughter, Brittany Mendoza of Lumberton. She is also survived by her sisters, Shirley Short and husband, Robert of Honor, MI, Patricia Warren of Mesick, MI and Elana Roy and husband, David of Lantana, FL and brother, Tom Bradley of Midland, MI.