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Maj. Leland T. Blanton

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

OVIEDO, Fla. ---- Leland T. Blanton, 70, of Oviedo, Fla., passed away on March 16, 2004 at his residence.

Born Sept. 14, 1933 in Jasonville, he was the son of Alvin and Lena Belle Blanton.

He was a retired U.S. Air Force Major, and was part owner of a construction business.

Survivors include his wife Gayle, of 48 years; one daughter, Kimberly Blanton of Boston, Mass.; two sons, William Blanton of Orlando, Fla., and Roger Blanton and his wife Vicki of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Gerald Blanton and his wife Joann of Linton, three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the Chapel of Collison's Howell Branch Funeral Home with the Rev. Kim Payne officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Florida National Cemetery.

Friends may call today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.