Suddenly, on August 10, 2005, ELIZABETH (Bettsie) STROMER BLANTON; beloved wife of the late Ret. Colonel Harvey Benjamin Blanton, Jr. ; loving mother of Harvey B. (Trip), III, James C. (Jay) and his wife Mary and Elizabeth A. Blanton; dear sister of Patricia Normand and her husband Ted and their son Shayne; cherished grandmother of Steven E. Peck, Jr., Adele M. and David R. Blanton; loving sister in-law of Marian Blanton Munson and her husband William and their three children, Katherine, Sandra and Deborah and Anne Blanton Fisch and her husband Fred and their children Fred and Suzanne; beloved niece of Catherine (Cass) Monnier and her son Bobby. The family will receive friends in the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road, (at York Road), Timonium-Cockeysville on Monday, 7 to 9 P.M. and Tuesday, August 16, 10 A.M. to 12 Noon at which time a Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers and to help Harvey and Elizabeth's life time friend in his battle with ALS, contributions may be made to the Bryce Bagnall Fund, c/o Bank of America, 390 High Street., N.E., Salem OR, 97301.