Dennette Blanton Cain

Published 6:12 pm Thursday, September 2, 2021

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Sept. 26, 1963 – Aug. 27, 2021

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Dennette Blanton Cain, 57, of Natchez, who died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 in Hammond, LA, will be Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Forest Aid Baptist Church with Pastor Wilsonni Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 from 1 p.m. until time of the service at the church.  You are required to wear a mask.  The visitation at the funeral home is a walk-through visitation and we are practicing social distancing.

Dennette was born Sept. 26, 1963 in Natchez, the daughter of Martha Johnson and Robert Blanton, Sr.

She is a 1982 graduate of South Natchez Adams High School. Mrs. Cain was a member of Forest Aid Baptist Church where she served with the usher ministry and Church Club.  She also held membership with the NAACP.  Dennette enjoyed playing spades, watching football- “Die-Hard New Orleans Saints Fan” and softball.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Ann Lewis; brothers, Donnell Blanton, Michael John Blanton, Adrain Lewis, Robert Blanton, Jr.; brother-in-law Lee Andrew Davis; grandparents, Pauline Myles and Elijah Johnson, Sr.

Dennette leaves to cherish her memories:  husband, Dilly Cain; son, Travis Blanton (Chassidy Jackson); grandsons, Landon Blanton, Tre’Vion Matthews, Kentley Jackson; granddaughters, Destinee Blanton, TaKiara Blanton, LaNayiah Holmes; Godson, Michael Blanton, Jr.; Goddaughters, Rechell Brooks, LaJessica Washington, Ebony Johnson; brothers, Devell Blanton (Jackie), Robert Blanton, III (Jennifer), Setric Blanton (Neesha); sisters, Hollis Davis, Yvonne Blanton, Arlene Hall, Diane Beamer, Brenda Williams, Alice Madry, other relatives and friends.

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