James H. Blondell

Published 3:43 pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022

It is with great sadness that the family of James H. Blondell, of Shady Valley, Tenn., announces his passing on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at NHC Health Care, Johnson City, Tenn., at the age of 69. He was born January 23, 1952 in Norton, Va., to the late Howard Smith Blondell and the late Marie Slemp Blondell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Kay Franklin; brother, Bruce Blondell; and aunts, Barbara Estep and Gwyn Bishop.
James enjoyed farming and loved cows. He was previously employed by Raytheon, Seaman Corporation and Sperry Corporation.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Brenda Garland Blondell, of the home; a sister, Ruth Anne Blondell of Clearwater, Fla.; nieces, Renee Blakey and LeeAnn Shaffer; two nephews and three favorite brothers and sisters-in-law, Lester and Linda Garland, Shady Valley, Tenn., Charles and Jean Garland, Arcadia, Fla., and Harold and Idoma Garland, Butler, Tenn. Several great-nieces, great-nephews and a great-great-niece also survive.
It was James’s wish to be cremated with no formal service. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.huxlipfordfh.com
Hux & Lipford Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Blondell family.

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