JOHNSTON, S.C. - Services for Mr. Monroe Preston Bledsoe Sr., 97, will be held Sunday, October 27, 2002, at 3 p.m., at Bland Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Mount of Olives Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Dry Creek Baptist Church, c/o Ms. Marjorie Yonce, 30 Beech Creek Road, Johnston, SC 29832. Mr. Bledsoe, a native of Saluda County, died Friday, October 25, 2002. He was a son of the late William Preston and Annie Adams Bledsoe. He was a retired mechanic and member of Dry Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include sons, Monroe P. Bledsoe Jr., and Horace (Rock) Bledsoe, Johnson; and several stepchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rebecca Quattlebaum and his second wife, Ruby Johnson Williams.
The Augusta Chronicle October 26, 2002