RENO, Nev. -- Brete Austin Blanton, 49, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 7, 2012, at his home.
Born Oct. 6, 1962, in Sikeston, to the late Charles Lee and Cherie Ann Lee Blanton III, he was a 1981 graduate of Sikeston High School and had attended Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Ga. He had also been a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
He is survived by one nephew, C.L. Blanton V of Sikeston as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Lee Blanton IV, in 2008.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston. The Rev. Geoff Posegate, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, will officiate.
The Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.