Maude Marie Blodgett

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Maude Marie Blodgett, 82, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Monday, Oct. 9, at her home in El Dorado Springs. Maude was born a triplet on Aug. 12, 1935, in Stockton, Mo., to Earl and Jessie (Weig) Bishop. She was united in marriage to Archie Lee Neal in 1953 and he preceded her in death. She later married Harold Blodgett and he also preceded her in death.

Maude was raised in Cedar County and attended school in the Stockton area. She lived in Cedar and Vernon County her whole life. For a time Maude worked at the Mitchell Hotel. She then began working as an aide at the Nevada City Hospital and also later worked at Menorah Medical Center in Kansas City. She loved to sew, and being with her grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, John Neal and his wife, Kim, El Dorado Springs, and Harold Neal, El Dorado Springs; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, James Bishop, Dallas, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to Archie and Harold, she was preceded in death by her parents; 14 brothers and sisters; she was recently preceded by her twin sister, Myrtle Morris in 2015; two grandsons, Chris Neal and Jesse Neal; and one granddaughter, Shaeleigh Neal.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with the Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Interment will follow in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery in El Dorado Springs. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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