Leonard Bledsoe 23 Aug 1961 pg 8
Bledsoe Rites Last rites for Wil-iam Paul Bledsoe were to be held Wednesday at. 3 p.m. in Fry-Gibbs chapel, with the Rev. Hubert Roach officiating. Burial was to be in Evergreen Cemetery. Mr. Bledsoe died Tuesday at 7:40 a.m. at his home at 548 W. Provine St. He was born in St. Joseph, Tex., Dec. 31, 1877. Survivors include his wife ,the former Annie Richardson; three daughters, Mrs. Laurance Miears, Blossom; Mrs. Allen Marshall, Paris, and Mrs. Frank Scott, Oklahoma -City; one son, M.V R. Bledsoe Dallas; one sister, Mrs. Jim Dates, Cooper; one brother, Leonard Bledsoe, ' Dallas; six grandchildren, and five great- grandchildren. Pallbearers were Earl Wilson, Leon Steelman, J. B. Bankhead, Randy Satcher, Marcus Miears and G. L. Skidmore.