Friday, March 17, 2023

Obituary - Thelma “Ladene” Bley

Thelma “Ladene” Bley, 84, formerly of Moundville, MO passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at Wildwood Senior Living in Joplin. Ladene was born December 12-1938 in Nevada, MO to Jay Lynn and Thelma Marie (Burch) Klontz. 

She married Clyde Allen Bley on January 25, 1956 in Ft. Scott, KS and he preceded her in death. Ladene graduated high school and was a homemaker.

Ladene is survived by three children: Brenda Young (Clifford) Bentonville, AR, Allen Bley (Janet), Moundville, MO, and Doug Bley (Teri), Moundville, MO; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Leonard Klontz (Margie). In addition to her husband Clyde Bley, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Ilene Cole, Irene Luther, and Helen Kutina.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Memory Gardens Cemetery (South Main and Indian Road) south of Ft. Scott, KS with Pastor Adam Gordon officiating.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada

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