Kimberly Rachelle Blanton

May 28, 1966 - October 14, 2013

Kimberly Rachelle Risner Blanton was born May 28, 1966 in McKinney, Texas to Ronald Ray Risner and Willie Alyne Roland Risner. She went on to be with the Lord on Monday, October 14, 2013 at her residence in Whitewright, Texas at the age of 47.

Kimberly attended Anna High School. Later in life she was blessed to marry her loving husband Andre Blanton on September 23, 2001 in Van Alstyne, Texas. Kimberly accepted Christ into her life under the leadership of Pastor S.T. Gibson and was a member of New Beginnings Church in Bonham.

Kimberly loved hanging out in her back yard with her neighbors, family and friends listening to her music and watching her husband dance and sing to her. She was a die-hard Cowboys fan. She loved to go fishing with her husband. She was a loving, caring, and devoted wife, mother, sister and friend.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories husband, Andre Blanton of Whitewright; daughter, Cassey Renee (Tommy Gabriel) Risner of Denison; son, Ronald “Bud” (Kelly) Lopez of Whitewright; daughter, Lori Ezell (Gilbert) Chavez of Dumas; daughter, Jennifer Lee (Derek) Ezell of Hurst; 11 grandchildren, Isaiah, Legacee, McKenzie, Nevaeh, Derek, Tatum, Mason, Skyler, Mike, Zane, and one on the way.; mother, Willie Risner of Van Alstyne; brother, Reginald Ray (Tricia) Risner of Randolph; brother, Ronald Jayson (Kristi) Risner of Tom Bean; sister, Neighbor (Shennell) Cox of Whitewright, father-in-law, Buddy McDonald of Whitewright, mother-in-law, Theresa Blanton of Whitewright and sister-in-law, LaTonya Wilson of Sherman. She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald “Poppy” Risner.

Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Wednesday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 6-8pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas.

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SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR LOSS BUT IT IS HEAVENS GAIN-SHE WAS A VERY NICE LADY AND SHE MADE THINGS RIGHT WITH THE LORD.SHE IS UP THERE SHOUTING..GOD BLESS YOU. Trish Clark, October 16, 2013 Andre praying God's Peace upon you. Look to the hills from whence your help comes, it comes from the Lord. Now that Kim is at peace with the Lord. I'm here for you. Just call. Love you Cuz. Kimberly Simmons, October 16, 2013 Our thought and prayers are with Kim family .kim was such a nice lady Thomas&cindy Whitmire, October 15, 2013 I pray the Lord brings you all peace that Kim is with Him and He's holding her tight along side her daddy. Much love to you all, Misty Wilson Beaty, October 15, 2013 So sorry to hear of your loss. You and the entire family will be in my prayers. David L. Newman, October 15, 2013 My heart goes out to you all. Kim was such a beautiful person , inside and out. Thoughts and prayers!! Earline Pace Metze, October 15, 2013 So sorry for your loss Donna Godbey, October 15, 2013 We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Mara and Gary Beck, October 15, 2013