Loretta Bledsoe
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Loretta Bledsoe

April 28, 1950 - August 01, 2010

Loretta Bledsoe

April 28, 1950 - August 01, 2010


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Obituary for Loretta Bledsoe

Loretta “Gezzle” Golden Bledsoe, age 60, of Clinton passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010 at her home. She was born April 28, 1950 in Anderson County to the late Don Luther and Gertrude McCoy Golden. Gezzle was a member of the Laurel Branch Baptist Church and enjoyed taking care of people and making them laugh. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by sisters, Lena Sue Bledsoe and Clara Jean Armes, brother, James “Midnight” Golden.


Son Gary Kite and wife, Esta Lake City

Daughter Gina Todd and husband, John Leab New River

Brother Donald “Doc” Golden and wife, Clara Fratersville

Grandchildren Dustin Kite
Chelsie Kite
Chandler Kite
David Leach
Brittney Todd
Dakota Sharp-Coltharp
Jayden Kite
Matthew Goodman
Aimee Leab
Jonathan Leab

Special Niece Barb Cole Alcoa

Special Friend Dollie Lykins Briceville

A Host of Nieces, Nephews and many friends.

Visitation: 6-8:00 PM Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Charlie Golden officiating.
Interment: to follow funeral service at Circle Cemetery, Briceville, TN.

You can also view Gezzle’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements

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