Dewey Monroe Blanton


December 28, 1920 - June 7, 2013

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Dewey Monroe Blanton, age 92, of Lumberton, NC died on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. He was born in Columbus County, NC on December 28, 1920 to the late G. R. Blanton and the late Nancy Jean Shelly Blanton. Mr. Blanton was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a restaurant owner and operator; The Brown Derby, The Dew Drive-In, and The Burger Palace. Mr. Blanton was an active member of First Baptist Church in Lumberton.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Hayes Blanton; three brothers; and one sister.

Mr. Blanton is survived by two daughters, Velenia Ann Rozier and husband Charles of Roanoke, VA and Lyndia Joyce Atkinson of Lumberton; three grandchildren, Vanese Barnett and husband Edward, Demetra Amstutz and husband Brad, and Dewey Galloway and wife Tara; and five great-grandchildren, Christopher Barnett, Chase Barnett, Katelyn Amstutz, Zane Galloway, and Kailey Galloway.

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