86-year-old Bluford resident, Helen Roberta Sledge died at 5:52 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at St. Louis University Hospital. She worked for Martin Foods as a cook and also worked at the Garment Factory and was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Harlan R. Sledge of Texico and Roland L. “Short” Sledge and wife Carol of Fairfield; a daughter, Renee Sisk and husband Ken of Mt. Vernon; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Helen Roberta Sledge will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Orchardville Church in Orchardville with burial in Harmony Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the Orchardville Church.
Memorials may be made to Camp Orchardville and will be accepted at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, which is in charge of all the arrangements.