She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elm View United Methodist Church for 50 years until moving to Campbellsville when she joined St. Mark United Methodist Church.
She was educated in the one-room schools of Green and Metcalfe Counties.
She united in marriage to Walton Howard Blaydes June 24, 1944 in the home of Rev. Barton in Edmonton. He preceded her in death October 14, 1994.
To this union was born one daughter, Wanda Louise Blaydes Jeffries of Campbellsville.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Larissa Shelley Jeffries in 1974, her son-in-law Dr. Thomas V. Jeffries in 2006, one sister, Mazetta Lee Martin Stephens and two brothers, Clifton Clay Martin and Donald DeWayne Martin.
Left to mourn her passing is her daughter, Wanda Louise Blaydes Jeffries; two granddaughters, Kara Camille Jeffries Holt and husband, Daniel and Alyssa L. Jeffries of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Chloe Isabel Holt, Caleb Daniel Holt and Carsten Thomas Holt of Campbellsville; four sisters: Elanora Pickett, Sylvia Landis Kelley and Jean Clark and husband, Richard of Greensburg and Carolyn Blaydes of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5-8 P.M. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 12:00 P.M., Monday, November 30, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Richard Lowe, Rev. Tony Franklin, Daniel Holt and Rev. Garnett Davis
BURIAL: Metcalfe Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME