BENTON —Harold Ray Blaine, 78, of Benton, died on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at his home.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator with the Tennessee Valley Authority and a member of Operating Engineers Local 181. He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church of Benton.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Gulsen Ulucan Blaine; two sons, Scott Ford of Atlanta and Sean Ford of Gilbertsville; two daughters, Melissa Culp of Benton and Sabrina Ford of Atlanta; three sisters, Kathryn Lasher of Paducah, Ann Draffen of Benton and Jean Morrison of Lexington, South Carolina; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Arlene Godfrey Blaine; and a sister.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. today, November 20, 2020, in the chapel of Collier Funeral Home. Joel Frizzell will officiate with interment to follow in Hampton Cemetery in Livingston County.

Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Walnut Street Baptist Church, 1605 Walnut St., Benton, KY 42025.

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