Charlene Courtenay Blanton, 83, Orlando, passed away Tuesday, April 4. Born in Cornelia, GA, she was the daughter of the late Alene McCorvey Courtenay and William Calvin Courtenay. She is survived by her devoted family, daughters Belinda Blanton Gowen and Vicki Blanton, grandchildren Joshua DeLoach, Angela Gowen, Elijah DeLoach, Karen Gowen and six great grandchildren, and brother Dr Bradley Courtenay.
She was formerly with Canteen Food Services and a member of the Pinecastle Garden Club. She was a longtime member of the Concord St Church of Christ. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, April 6 at 11:30 at the Concord St Church of Christ downtown Orlando. She will be buried at Sunset Hill in Valdosta, GA. Graveside service to be held at 11:30 Saturday, April 8. Arrangements coordinated by Dobbs Funeral Home, Orlando and McLane Funeral Home in Valdosta, GA.