|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1915|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1977|
Elsie L. Blackwell, 61, Route 17, Bedford, died at 1:50 a.m., today, Monday, August 15, 1977, at Dunn Memorial Hospital, where she was admitted July 29. She had been in failing health eight months.
Mrs. Blackwell was born September 24, 1915 in Monroe County to Chess and Nettie Mitchell Lewis. (Chesly, aka Chess, Lewis was born 5 December 1891 in Indiana. He died February, 1966. Nettie E. Mitchell was born 1 December 1894 in Monroe County, and died January, 1987, in Bloomington.) Elsie Lewis married October 27, 1934 to Birtle Blackwell, who survives. She was a member of Bartlettsville Christian Church.
Other survivors include one son, Dean Blackwell, Bedford; one grandson; one brother, Virthel Lewis, Bloomington; one sister, Jewel Hanna, Bloomington, and the mother, of Bedford. One brother, Kenneth Lewis, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Ben Carney officiting. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the mortuary. Casketbearers will be Ermil Ritter, Eithel Turner, Onis Bagwell, Opal Bartlett, Richard Wagoner and Gordon Stewart.
Obituary published August 16, 1977 in the Bedford Daily Times-Mail.
Birtle C Blackwell (1912 - 2002)
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