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Jolene Bell Bledsoe

October 17, 1918 March 26, 2018
Jolene Bell Bledsoe
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Obituary for Jolene Bell Bledsoe

Mrs. Jolene Bell Bledsoe, longtime resident of Hereford, passed away Monday, March 26 at the age of 99.


There will be a Graveside service at 2:00 pm Thursday, March 29th at Hale Center Cemetery in Hale Center, Texas. The Reverend Kevin Bushart, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Hereford, will be officiating.

Services are under the supervision of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

Jolene was born October 17, 1918 to Cecil and Cleo Bell on the Kimberlin Ranch in the heart of Grayson County, Texas. Her family settled in Hale County where they lived and raised their family. Jolene graduated from Hale Center High School in 1936. She then moved to Los Angeles, California in 1937, and married Orbie J. Bledsoe. She began her career with Lockheed Electric Company as “Rosie the Riveter.” She ended her career with Lockheed Electric Company in 1975 after 32 years as a Human Resource Manager.

She was active in the Hereford Art Guild, the Hereford Cowbells, The Hereford Senior Citizens, The Golden Line Dancers, and the First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Bledsoe enjoyed painting with oil colors, making ceramics and creating her own dolls.

Jolene is survived by her sister, Cecilia Jenkins of Lake Whitney, Texas and 17 nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her two sisters, Joyce and Bernice and two brothers, Charlie and James.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Kings Manor Retirement Home in Hereford and Hereford Senior Citizens.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

28

Mar

12:00 PM 3/28/2018 12:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 3/28/2018 5:00:00 PM
Hereford Heritage Funeral Home

411 E. 6th Street
Hereford, TX 79045

Hereford Heritage Funeral Home
411 E. 6th Street Hereford 79045 TX
United States

Graveside

Thursday

29

Mar

2:00 PM 3/29/2018 2:00:00 PM
Hale Center Cemetery

Na
Hale Center, Texas 79041

The Reverend Kevin Bushart, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Hereford, will be officiating.

Hale Center Cemetery
Na Hale Center 79041 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hale Center Cemetery Final Resting Place

Na
Hale Center, Texas 79041

Na Hale Center 79041 Texas
United States
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