She will be sadly missed by her family and Friends.
Mrs. Bledsoe is survived by her children: Sue Raine and husband Rick of New Boston, Ill., Ellen Pratt and husband Gary of Romulus, Mich., Cindy Wass and Nancy Smith, both of Augury, Mich., Nathaniel Smith and wife Idel of Livonia, Mich., Pat Bledsoe and wife Cheri and Mike Bledsoe and wife Kim, all of Westland, Mich. and Kate Kerley of Metropolis: two sisters, Laura Dalati of Whittier, Calif. and Jeanette Farmer of Metropolis; one brother, Cliff Patton of Las Vegas, Nev.; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Lura Fields Patton; her husband, Max; three sisters, Belva McElhanney, Jo Settler and Marian Settler; and one brother, Frank Patton.
A prayer service was held Wednesday, Dec. 21 at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Deem officiating. Funeral service was held Friday at Manns-Ferguson Funeral Home in Livonia. Burial followed at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Livonia.