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Margaret Louise "Peggy" Bladen

August 11, 1933 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Margaret Bladen Obituary

Margaret Louise “Peggy” Bladen, 90, of Bradfordsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Roy Elmer Ridgeway Sr and Mazie Elizabeth Jenkins Bladen was born August 11th, 1933, in Beltsville, Maryland, and departed this life on January 16th, 2024 at Grandview Nursing Home in Campbellsville.

Peggy united in marriage to Mr. David Franklin Bladen, Sr on September 4th, 1948. He preceded her in death on February 3rd, 1986.

Peggy professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith. She loved to go out dancing. She enjoyed listening to country music.


Peggy is survived by:

Two daughters: Diane Burger and her husband, Dennis, of Campbellsville; and Pam Templer of Denton, MD

Two daughters-in-law: Dorothy Bladen of Campbellsville; and Mary Simpson of Campbellsville

Eight grandchildren

Sixteen great-grandchildren

Eight great-great-grandchildren

Her long-time companion, James Hanna of Bradfordsville

Three brothers: Roy Ridgeway, Jr of North Carolina; Harry Ridgeway and his wife, Mary Ann, of Laurel, MD; and Gene Ridgeway and his wife, Rosey, of Huningtown MD

A host of other relatives and friends


Besides her husband, Peggy was preceded in death by:

Her son, David Bladen, Jr on June 17th, 2021

One sister, Mazie Elizabeth Jerome on October 14th, 2019


VISITATION: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: Wednesday, January 24th, 2024 at 1:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Bladen Family Cemetery.

PALLBEARERS: Frank Bladen, David Bladen, Russel Bladen, Johnny Downs, Bud Rigsbee, Dakota Rigsbee, and Josh Brady

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Ms. Margaret Louise “Peggy” Bladen at our funeral home.  May God bless you during this difficult time.

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January 23, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Auberry Funeral Home
503 East Main St
Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718

Funeral Service
January 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Auberry Funeral Home
503 East Main St
Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718


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