Lake Cormorant, MS –
OLEN BLANTON, 56, was born March 24, 1959 in Ackerman, MS and passed away June 4, 2015 at his home. Mr. Blanton was a Christian. He is survived by his wife, Karen Blanton of Lake Cormorant; two sons, Jared Blanton and Jeremy Dennis, both of Lake Cormorant; three daughters, Courtney Reynolds (Jeremy) of West Plains, MO, Candace Barnett of Hernando, MS, and Brittany Billingsley (Brian) of Senatobia, MS; parents, Ellis Blanton and Linda Blanton both of Columbus, MS; one brother, William Blanton (Sherry); two sisters, Sherry Hughes (Tom) and Gail Sears (Chris); three grandchildren, Walker Billingsley, Peyton Reynolds, and Zarek Harbin. He was preceded in death by his son, Matt Blanton; and grandparents, William and Elba Blanton and Jim and Letha Chain. Visitation will be Saturday, June 6 from6-8 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Services will be Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven.