|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1909|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 1983|
Lela Viola Meredith Blackstone
Graveside service arrangements for former Bayard area resident Lela Viola Blackstone, 74, of Ogallala, who died Tuesday, July 26th, in an Ogallala nursing home will be in the Bayard Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28th.
She was born April 8, 1909 in Lexington, Nebraska and grew up in that area. She married Joe Blackstone July 25, 1931, in Bridgeport. They farmed north of Bayard and in the Hemingford area. They later moved to Red Cloud and retired in Ogallala.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include: her husband Joe of Ogallala, three daughters: Joan Fryman of Ogallala, Betty Forrstrom of Ogallala, LaVonne Blackstone of Ogden, Utah, one son Charles Blackstone of Red Cloud. Four sisters: Vera Stewart of Seattle, Washington, Galdys Hale of Colorado Springs, Doris Smith of Denver, Colorado, and Ruby Piatt of Englewood, Colorado. Two brothers: Don Meredith of Vancouver, Washington and Robert Meredith of Littleton, Colorado. Ten grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother Grace and Father Dave Meredith.
A memorial has been established to the family.
BAYARD TRANSCRIPT Tuesday, July 28, 1983
Joseph Raymond Blackstone (1911 - 1996)*
Charles David Blackstone (1934 - 2014)*
Created by: david dillehay
Record added: Jun 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112205085