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.