Luveda Blanton, daughter of the late William Edgar Bechtel and Evaline Jones Bechtel, was born Sept. 18, 1926, near Cardwell, Mo., and departed this life Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at the age of 84 years, 1 month and 18 days.
Luveda married Leonard Blanton on Dec. 24, 1945, in Piggott, Ark. Leonard preceded her in death on July 28, 2000. She was also preceded in death by three brothers.
Survivors include one son, Carol Blanton and his wife, Ruthann, of Advance, Mo.; three daughters, Sandy Walker and her husband, Mike, of Holcomb, Mo., Donna Blanton, of Holcomb and Pam Blanton, of Holcomb; two grandchildren, Shawna Read and her husband, Vance and Corey Walker; one great-grandchild, Calen Read, and other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Josh Carpenter officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Scotty Morgan, John Robertson, Dennis Brown, Sr., Ralph Blanton, Chuck Carnett, and Tommy Stockton.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.