March 23, 1939 - December 12, 2020
Shirley Ann Pruitt Bledsoe, 81, of 310 Serenity Lane, Ringgold, VA, died Saturday, December 12, 2020 at her residence after a decline in her health for the past three years. Shirley was born in Pelham, NC, on March 23, 1939, a daughter of the late Tom McGeeage Pruitt and Virginia Henderson Pruitt. She lived most of her life in the Ringgold area and she was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Dan River Mills, Inc. where she worked as an inspector. Shirley loved caring for her family and spending time with her children, grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. On April 30, 1955 she married John Winfred Bledsoe, he died on December 16, 1978. In addition to her husband, Shirley was predeceased by a daughter, Tracy Bledsoe. Survivors include four daughters, Phyllis Harris (John) of Keeling, VA, Vickie Hackney (Jeffrey Vanhoozer), Kelly Newby, and Jessica Shelton (Rick Cuppelman), all of Ringgold, VA; a close family friend, Page Newby, whom she loved like a son; two sisters, Juanita Yancey (Lloyd) of Ringgold, VA, and Virginia Whitlow of Alton, VA; fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Shirley was lovingly cared for by her caregivers, Barbara Goodman, Cathy Whitt and Robin Thompson. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Danville Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Walter Yancey officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a visitation for family and friends before the service. The public may view Mrs. Bledsoe at the Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel during normal business hours. The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is serving the Bledsoe family.
Shirley Ann Pruitt Bledsoe, 81, of 310 Serenity Lane, Ringgold, VA, died Saturday, December 12, 2020 at her residence after a decline in her health for the past three years. Shirley was born in Pelham, NC, on March 23, 1939, a daughter of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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