State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - March 25, 2002
BATH - Freeman
C. Blessman, 91, of Bath died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Havana Healthcare
He was born March 29, 1910, in Bath, the son of George and Grace Sarff
Blessman. He married Esther Ogden in 1929 in Virginia. He was preceded in death
by a son, Russell.
Mr. Blessman, a retired farmer, was a member of Fairview Methodist Church in
Bath, Mason County Farm Bureau, Chandlerville Lodge 724 AF&AM and BLK Optimist
Survivors: wife, Esther; a son, Larry Blessman of Bath; a daughter, Evelyn
(husband, Jim) Fletcher of Plainfield; three grandchildren; and a sister, Lora
May (husband, Lloyd) Conklin of Havana.
Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fairview United Methodist Church in Bath, the Rev.
Terry Jones officiating. Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Bath.
Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements
Contributed by: Sherry McCullough