WAYNESVILLE — Laverne Parker Blanton, 78, of Waynesville, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, surrounded by her family.

Laverne was born Dec. 17, 1942, to the late Vernon and Maggie Parker.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ransom Blanton.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, David (Brenda) Blanton, Judy Wood, and Steve (Sheila) Blanton; brother, Boyd (Bobbie) Parker and Michael Parker; grandchildren, Mandy, Buck, Micheal, Matthew, Robbie (Lauren), Charlotte, Jacob (Michele) and Morgan; 12 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; many extended family and friends as well as the one hundred and thirty two children that she cared for over the years.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. The family received friends on Monday, Nov. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Garrett Funeral Home.

Burial followed at Green Hill Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com for the Blanton family.

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