Lela Marie Blandford, 78, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.
She was born in Tell City, IN on October 28, 1934.
She was united in marriage on February 19, 1955 to Donald H. Blandford. She enjoyed dancing; specifically ballroom and square dancing, bird watching and traveling.
Surviving is her husband, Donald Blandford of Shelbyville, KY; children, Steven (Debbie) Blandford of Frankfort, KY, Jeffrey Blandford, Sr. of New Port Richie, FL and Douglas (Kate) Blandford of Maryland; sister, Zelda Foertsch of Spencer County, IN; brothers, Donald Falls of Tucumcari, NM and Charles Falls of Tell City, IN; six grandchildren, Kevin, Ann Marie, Jeffrey, Jr., Samantha, Lydia and Madeline Blandford; one great-granddaughter, Riley Blandford.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Fred and Eva (Thiery) Falls; sister, Opal Nix and brother, Jim Falls.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 2:00-7:00 P.M. CST at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with a celebration of life at 4:00 P.M. conducted by Mrs. Marie Kile.
Visitation will continue Friday, January 25, 2013 from 9:00 – 10:00A.M. followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Louisville Inpatient Unit at Norton Hospital, 315 E. Broadway, Sixth Floor, Louisville, KY 40202.