|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1884|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1941|
Kingsport Times News, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1941
Mrs. Nannie Bledsoe died at her home here at 9 a.m. today after an illness of seven weeks, following a paralytic stroke from which she never rallied. Her husband, L.C. Bledsoe preceded her in death 4 weeks ago.
Mrs. Bledsoe was a native of Scott County, Va. but made her home in Kingsport for the past several years. She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at her home 1322 Walnut Street, with services and interment to follow at Fairview, Va. The Revs. Pleas Jenkins, Ralph Cook and W.A. Barnett will be in charge of the services. Mrs. Bledsoe is survived by five childen, Emmett, Everett, Hoyt, Howard and Lizzie Bledsoe, all of Kingsport; three half-sisters, Mrs. Burton Carter, Kingsport, Mrs Neal Thomas and Mrs. Melvin Sullivan both of Virginia. Mrs. Bledsoe leaves four half-brothers, Farro Bledsoe, Shed Bledsoe and Doyle Bledsoe, Virginia residents, and John Tyler, Illinois.
Active pallbearers are Gilmer Roberts, Earl Roberts, Quillin Bledsoe, Echol Bledsoe, I.D. Bledsoe and Paul McKinzie. Flower bearers will be chosen among neighbors.
Name: Nannie Bledsoe
Birth Date: 10 Aug 1884
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 17 Dec 1941
Death Place: Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee
Burial Date: 19 Dec 1941
Burial Place: Fairview, VA
Cemetery Name: Fairview
Marital Status: Married
Residence Place: Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee
Father's Name: (Freelin) Henderson Bledsoe
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Mother's Name: Rebecca Tyler
Mother's Birth Place: Scott , VA
Spouse's Name: Loranzie Caner Bledsoe
FHL Film Number: 1876906
Rebecca Tyler Bledsoe (1857 - 1920)
Loranzie Caner Bledsoe (1880 - 1941)*
Mary Rebecca Bledsoe (1913 - 1928)*
Carson Bledsoe (1916 - 1927)*
Nannie Tyler Bledsoe (1884 - 1941)
Doyle Bledsoe (1896 - 1955)*
Rest, mother, rest in quite sleep. While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep.
Created by: Crystal Lane
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
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