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Estella Blanche Cranfill Blades
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1889
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun., 1973
Delaware County
Indiana, USA


Estella B. Blades, 83, 1000 Wheeling, widow of Chester L. Blades, died Wednesday evening at Woodland Nursing home following an extended illness. She was born in Illinios and moved to Fairmount area as a young lady with her parents, John and Eldora Marley Cranfill. She attended Fairmount Academy.

Mrs. Blades moved to Muncie with her husband about 1945 and has lived here since that time. She attended Riverside United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her son L. Eugene Blades, Munice; a sister, Mrs. Worth David, Dunedin, Fla.; a step-daughter, Mrs. George (Fanchon) Schounce, Munice; a step-grandson, William Davis, Albany; six step-greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews, including John W. Harrold, Cincinnati.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Meeks Mortuary with emtombment in Elm Ridge Mausoleum. Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday and before services Saturday.

Published in Munice Evening Press Thursday June 7, 1973 Pg 31 C6 and Munice Morning Star Friday June 8, 1973 Pg14 C1.

Obit provided to me by,
Munice Public Library,
Carnegie Library
301 East Jackson Street
Munice, Indiana

Family links: 
  John A. Cranfill (1861 - 1949)
  Eldora Marley Cranfill (1866 - 1954)
  Chester L. Blades (1892 - 1959)
  L Eugene Blades (1911 - 1996)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cranfill Davis (1885 - 1979)*
  Estella Blanche Cranfill Blades (1889 - 1973)
  Murvil H. Cranfill (1895 - 1963)*
  Minnie Cranfill Harrold (1897 - 1920)*
  James Martin Cranfill (1905 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Memorial 3w crypt 42
Created by: Terrie Cranfill Jackson
Record added: Aug 12, 2013
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