Mrs. Mary Bradford-Blanco, 72, of Oxford, passed away Aug. 20. She loved to cook, enjoyed crafts and shopping. Mrs. Blanco was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald Blanco; and her parents Henry R. and Edith Arizona (Holbrook) Howell.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Angela and Randy Summerford of Covington; sons and daughter-in-law Brad and Judy Bradford, Steve Bradford, all of Social Circle; grandchildren Sandy Howard, Holly Knapp, Clay Pierce, Zack Bradford, Matthew Bradford, Abby Bradford; great-grandchildren Melissa Howard, Matthew Howard, Karli Buckelew, Alyssa Pierce, Corbin Buckelew, Ethan Pierce, Gehrig Knapp, Gibson Knapp; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Blanco will be held today, Aug. 22, 4:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, with interment following in Covington Mill Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 225 Peachtree Street NE, Suite # 550, Atlanta, GA 30303.