Blanche Cumpton

Funeral services for Blanche Cumpton will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the Mullinax Funeral Home (660) 679-0009 in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Dick Pierson officiating. Visitation prior to services at 1 PM at Mullinax Funeral Home. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Memorial contributions, Bates County Historical Society.

Blanche V. Cumpton, 83 of Butler, Missouri died June 9, 2012 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas. Blanche was born March 14, 1929 in Cade, Oklahoma to Walter Edward and Lona Lois (Booth) “Tommie” Sanders. She grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was united in marriage to Quentin H. Cumpton on April 26, 1946 in Mound City, Kansas. Quentin passed away February 12, 2012; they would have been married 66 years this past April.

Blanche worked many years as a Pharmacist’s Assistant at Bates County Memorial Hospital, and then at the Butler HealthMart Pharmacy. She was a member of the Butler Presbyterian Church, the Eastern Star, the American Businesswomen’s Association, the Bates County Historical Society, and was active in Bates County Republican activities.

Blanche was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Quentin; two brothers, and one sister.  She is survived by son Wesley Cumpton and wife Linda of Butler; daughter Cynthia Walton and husband Jerrol of Peculiar, Missouri; grandsons Shannon of Lee’s Summit, Missouri and Wade Eric of Grandview, Missouri; and one sister Franceil Grigsby and husband Robert of Oklahoma City.

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13 thoughts on “Blanche Cumpton

  1. Wesley & Cindy,
    Sorry to hear about Blanche but I know she is in a better place now. It was a joy to have known Blanche for over twentyfour years. We always told each other some day when we got old we wanted to learn to quilt. Well after about ten years we had the chance to learn to quilt & enjoyed every minute together. Over the years we took in a lot of Quilt shows but one of our favorite was in Grove,OK. She would just tell her husband we were going to a Quilt show but not where it was. He would ask her when well you be back & she would tell him when you see me coming in the door. We had many laughts together over the years Blanche was a very good friend & she will be missed. You all are in our prayers.

    Barbara & Cameron Herrell

  2. Cindy,
    I was deeply saddened when I heard of your mothers passing. I pray that your love and memories of her lives in your heart forever. Thinking of you during this very difficult time, David and Donna Gharst

  3. Cindy and Wesley,
    We are extremely sad to see this news. I will always remember your mother’s gentle and sweet smile. I will always remember how happy it made her to have company. She is much loved and we will miss her dearly. Please receive our most sincere condolences.
    Luisa and Ron Kollman

  4. Cindy and Wes, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. May God be with you and help you through this sad time. Her memory will be remembered as a wonderful person. I know she will be missed. Art and Carolyn Ghys

  5. Sorry for the loss of your Mother, she was a super person. God bless her and all the family. Your long time friend. Terry J. Clark, Rich Hill Missouri

  6. Cindy and Wesley,

    Even though I can’t be there, I’ll be there in spirit. I have many fond memories of your parents growing up…….especially that German chocolate cake 🙂

  7. Wesley,Cindy and families. So sorry to hear about Blanche passing. When we worked at BCMH together we had a great time. What a wonderful lady.

  8. Wesley & Cindy,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I will always have such fond memories of working with her at the funeral home. She was always so very pleasant and I enjoyed our visits. May God comfort you in your sorrow and may you find peace in your memories. Thinking of you!

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