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Bryson City United Methodist Church
Wednesday January 5th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Bryson City United Methodist Church
Wednesday January 5th, 2022
1:00pm

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Carolyn Worley Blanton

Carolyn Ann Worley Blanton, 74 of Whittier, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021. Carolyn was born in Jackson County on May 19, 1947, to the late James Alfred Worley and Annie Sue Worley.

Carolyn owned and operated Qualla Beauty Salon. She was a member of the board of trustees at Southwestern Community College. She loved her family especially her grandchildren. During her spare time, Carolyn enjoyed gardening and traveling. She was a member of Bryson City United Methodist Church. Carolyn will be missed by many.

Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Susan Blanton Been of Atlanta, GA; son, Jeff J. Blanton (Amy) of Johns Creek, GA; grandchildren, Katherine Been of Bronxville, NY, Wils Been of Atlanta, GA, Beau, Zach, and Matt Blanton all of Johns Creek, GA; sister, Mary Worley of Charlotte, NC; brother, Jim Worley of Sylva, NC. Also surviving are two nieces, Marianne Parris (Mark), and Amy Simsic; nephew, Gabe Worley; and aunt, Margaret Worley Crowe.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her Husband Robert Smith Blanton.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday January 5, 2022, at Bryson City United Methodist Church. Rev. David Russell and Rev. Wayne Dickert will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00pm-1:00pm prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in the Worley Family Cemetery in Whittier, NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bryson City United Methodist Church (www.brysoncityumc.org) or to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).

Pallbearers: Beau, Zach, and Matt Blanton, Wils Been, Gabe Worley, Aaron Parris, Logan Simsic


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A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Blanton

Claude & Sharon Ridley Jan 5 2022 12:33 PM

It was a honor to have known such a sweet person. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences to the family.

Rachel Denton Jan 4 2022 8:13 PM

Carolyn was a good friend all the way thru school.She had such a great personality. May God comfort the family during this time. She is now united with Robert. Judy Nations Wilkey

Judy Nations Wilkey Jan 4 2022 3:41 PM

To all of Carolyn's family, especially Jeff and Susan , you have my sympathy. I was always glad to see Carolyn with her smile and friendly and sweet personality. She was a lovely person. My love and prayers, Libby Stillwell

Elizabeth Stillwell Jan 4 2022 11:05 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Blanton

Ann Melton Jan 4 2022 9:07 AM

Carolyn was a beautiful person inside and out. Loved her laugh and her smile!

Gerena Parker Jan 4 2022 5:59 AM

It isn't easy to say goodbye to old and dear friends. Susan and Jeff may Robert be there to greet her as she crosses over .love and prayers are with your family

Tommye Saunooke Jan 4 2022 5:43 AM

My heart is broken for Carolyn's family. I have so many wonderful memories of being with Carolyn, Robert, Mary, and families. We are praying for each and everyone of her precious family. She was most definitely an angel on earth.

Connie Brooks Jan 3 2022 10:50 PM

Very sorry to learn of her death. My condolences to the family

mike clayton Jan 3 2022 6:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Blanton

Shirley Denton Ensley Jan 3 2022 6:22 PM

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