Mabel Witham Bledsoe, age 85, of Columbia

Mabel Witham Bledsoe, age 85, of Columbia, died Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Fair Oaks Nursing in Jamestown.   She was born February 25, 1935 in Russell County to the late Marlin & Elsie Bledsoe Witham.   She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and was a member of Rockhouse Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Bledsoe; a son, Perry Dean Bledsoe;   brother-in-law, Roger Cooper; nephew, Jason Cooper.

Survivors include:

sister: Linda Cooper, Russell Springs

sister-in-law:  Nadine (Sammy) Baker

brothers-in-law: James Allen (Nancy) Bledsoe, and several nieces & nephews

With her contagious smile and outgoing personality she was also blessed with a great number of friends and other relatives.

Funeral service for Mabel Witham Bledsoe will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 2020 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bodie Emerson & Bro. Carroll Egnew officiating.

Special music by Ida Holt, Steve Stapp, and Bro. Bodie Emerson.

Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday up until funeral time at 3 PM.

Interment in the Morrison Grant Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Tim Baker, Jeremy Cooper, Kevin Helm

Billy Helm, Scott Wells, David Burchett.

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.