Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 4:06 pm
The Messenger, December 20, 2011
Legretta (Stover) Blurton, 88, of the Minnick community died Dec. 18, 2011, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Minnick Bible Church, with burial following in the church cemetery. Cryer Funeral Home in Obion is in charge of arrangements.
The Rev. James Robert Gunter will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Ralph Moore. Pallbearers will be Kevin Younger, Chris Rainey, Dustin Rainey, Seth Turnbo, Shane Stover and David Blurton.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. this evening at the church.
Mrs. Blurton is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Roger Turnbo of Ridgely and Betty and Jim McClain and Doris and Floyd Peal, all of Obion; two brothers, Willard Stover of Obion and Carmon Stover of Newbern; and eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, the late Avery and Amanda (Barton) Stover, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Blurton Jr.; her son, Harvey Blurton; her grandson, Steve Turnbo; her twin sister, Ouida Yates; two other sisters, Mattie Stover and Loretta Stover; and six brothers, Oren Stover, Bernie Stover, Richard Stover, Earl Stover, Ealon Stover and Barton Stover.
She was a lifetime member of Minnick Bible Church, a cook for Reelfoot Rural Ministries and a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.