Marcus "Mark" Beam Blanton, 59, of Pony Barn Road, Lawndale, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Atrium Health - Cleveland.
Born in Cleveland County, on January 24, 1962, he was the son of the late Hal Eugene Blanton and Evelyn Rachel Beam Blanton.
He formerly owned the Polkville Community Mart and was a member of Oak Grove Church in Polkville.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Emily Johnson Blanton; his son, Jacob Scott Blanton of Lawndale and sister, Debbie Ramsey of Shelby.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 5, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Oak Grove Church.
A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Oak Grove Church with the Rev. Jamie Mosteller officiating.
The burial will follow the service in the Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Church, PO Box 344, Polkville NC 28136 or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105..
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.