Kathleen Blanton

April 13, 1943 - September 28, 2022

Kathleen Blanton, age 79 of Leitchfield, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2022 at her residence. She was born on April 13, 1943 in Leitchfield, the daughter of the late James and Alene Whobrey Beville.

Kathleen loved the farm life. She was a mother that showed unconditional love all the time. Her husband of 63 years, Roger, describes her as “the greatest person he has ever known”. When she wasn’t farming, Kathleen could be found sewing, gardening or mushroom hunting which were some of her favorite past times.

Left to honor Kathleen’s memory are her husband, Roger Blanton; her children, Timmy Blanton, Kathy Willis (Faron) and Dawn Lampton (Brian); a grandson whom she raised, Josh Harris (Karen); two sisters, Joyce Miller and Anna Mae Witt; three brothers, Ronald Beville, John Wollard and Bobbie Beville; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Steve Blanton and Neil Blanton; and two sisters, Mary Helen Miller and Nola Hardin.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Leitchfield Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Bloomington Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Saturday and again from 9:00 am until service time on Sunday at the funeral home.

Leitchfield Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Blanton. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Kathleen Blanton and sign her virtual guestbook below.