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Nettie Saylor

January 14, 1927 — January 19, 2015

Bledsoe-Nettie Mae Brock Saylor, 88 entered her heavenly promotion from this earthly life, a journey and spiritual adventure to find eternal rest at her home with family by her side on Jan. 19, 2015.

She was born Jan. 14, 1927 to a large family in Leslie Co, but lived all of her mature years in Harlan Co., in the Bledsoe area. She was a faithful member of the Green Hills Church and attended Middlefork Methodist Church.

Nettie portrayed a legacy of pure beauty. She was a master gardener, quilter, and treasured singing and hearing God’s word. Being blessed and rich with friends, she will be remembered for her warm hospitality and hearty meals, but nothing compared to the joy and pride she shared with her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Nettie could be quoted – Take time – make time – there might not be another time. So if we are here for only a short time – its up to us to bloom where we are planted.

Preceded in death by her parents, Ephie and Birdie Brock of Leslie Co; her sisters, Mallie, Carrie, Tilda, Margie, Rachel, and Mattie; her brothers, Cammie, Carter, Verlis, Howard, Jr., Glen Brock; her husband of 50 years, Pearl Saylor.

Nettie leaves to cherish her fond memories, 4 children, Barbara Sue (Farley) Caldwell of Leslie Co., Mary Ann (Paul) Caldwell, Orville Saylor, and Kimberly (Silas, Jr) Saylor, all of Bledsoe; sister, Nannie Faye Caldwell of Clay Co; brother, Carl Brock of Tazewell, TN; 7 grandchildren, Doyle (Lisa) Caldwell of Hulen, Melody (John) Howard of Baxter, Chris (Cindy) Caldwell, DeRyan (Stephanie) Caldwell, Brandon Saylor, Olivia Saylor, and Casey Saylor all of Bledsoe; 4 great grandchildren,. MaRyan, Dawson, and Kholson Paul Caldwell of Bledsoe, and Lyndsie Howard of Baxter; 2 special great grandchildren, Terry and Johnny Henry; she leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives to mourn her passing.

Visitation will be Thursday (Jan. 22) from 5 until 7:00 pm at the Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Ted Brock and Rev. Darlene Roberts officiating.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am Friday (Jan. 23) at the Marrowbone Cemetery in Leslie Co., KY with Grandchildren serving as Pallbearers.

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