ATOKA – William Ellison Blaydes, 81, retired farmer, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Munford Funeral Home with burial in Elmwood in Memphis. He was a member of Atoka Presbyterian Church. Blaydes leaves a sister, Mrs. Thelma Blaydes Williams of Memphis, four nieces and four nephews. (The Commercial Appeal – Friday, February 22, 1991)

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