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Virgie Bledsoe

Thursday, September 26, 2002

SIKESTON - Virgie Dale Bledsoe, 73, died Sept. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Dec. 10, 1928, in Center Ridge, Ark., daughter of the late Ira and Ella Clowers Jordan, she was a homemaker and member of Shady Acres Church of Christ.

In 1942, at Matthews, she married Leaston Bledsoe who preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2002.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Nancy Bledsoe of Kelso; three daughters and sons-in-law, Loretta and Darrell Ray of Sikeston, Betty and Richard Long of Hermitage, Tenn., and Shirley and Richard Phillips of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Vernie Russell of Clinton, Ark., and Dorriss Kirkland of Dexter; and 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. Pat Hogan, minister of Shady Acres Church of Christ, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.