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Elsie R Blyden
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Birth: unknown
Browns Store
Carroll County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 2011
New Jersey, USA

Born Oct. 31, 1931, in Brown's Store, Va., Elsie attended Virginia State College, graduating in 1953 with a bachelor of science degree. While at Virginia State, she became a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Elsie was employed with the Essex County Division of Social Services for 26 years and retired in December 1993. Elsie was also a member of the NAACP and AARP and St. Peter Claver Church of Montclair.
Elsie was the wife of Carl A. Blyden; mother of Carla and Carl (Aaron), stepdaughter, Cassiar Smith and stepson, Maney (Pete) Crawley; grandmother of Byron, Arnel, Candice, Erika, Dominique and Jarvis; sister of Julia Pelham, Bernice Allen (Willie), Gertrude Keeves, and Fred Lawrence; dear niece of Myrtle, Olethia Bromley, and Artea Palmer. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Arrangements were by Woody "Home For Services," Orange, N.J. A Funeral Mass was on Saturday, June 18, from St. Peter Claver Church, 56 Elmwood Ave., Montclair, N.J., 
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
East Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
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Record added: Jul 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73018026
Elsie R Blyden
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