Blanton, Cecelia E. (Rogers)
Cecelia, age 69, was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Sunday February 28, 2021 at McLaren Bay Region, with her son Jimmie, granddaughter Asjia, and sister Debbie by her side. Cecelia Elizabeth was born in Bullock County, Alabama on October 28, 1951 to the late Benjamin and Eula Mae (Smith) Rogers. Cecelia was a member of Second Baptist Church, Bay City where she served as an usher. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and friends, but especially loved being with her granddaughter Asjia. She retired from Bay Medical Care Facility after many years of service.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Jimmie Blanton of Flint; her granddaughter, Asija Blanton of Flint; grandson, Jaxsen Ramsey-Blanton of Saginaw; brothers, Ben Rogers and Ronnie Rogers; sisters, Debbie Rogers, Cathy Rogers, and Yvonne Dotson Brown of Alabama; a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family; and special friends, Jessie Campbell, Anita Clark, Karen Mitchell, Patty Worth; special daughter, Keysa Townsend. She was preceded in death by her sister Carolyn and brother Shellie.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Gethsamene Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 N. Johnson Street, Bay City Michigan, with interment following in Green Ridge Cemetery. Reverend John Henry Davis will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service on Tuesday from 11 AM to 12 Noon.
Per MDHHS order, social distancing, and masking will be required at all times for the safety of all those attending. To sign online guestbook visit www.hyattewald.com Arrangements made with the Hyatt Ewald Funeral Home.
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