Thelma Blythe, 89, of Interlachen, passed away, Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Palatka Health Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Hendersonville, she resided in Putnam County for the last four years. She worked at Belding Corticelli Thread Company in Hendersonville and was an in-home health caregiver. Miss Blythe was a Baptist and enjoyed gardening.
She was the daughter of the late Zirk and Effie Holbert Blythe; and was also preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Blythe, Glenn Emerson Blythe, Sam Blythe and Toby Allen Blythe.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Vienessie Blythe of Perry, FL and several nieces and nephews including Deborah Wood, Glenn Z. Blythe, Pamela Blythe, Cynthia Barge, Rebecca Woodham, Dorothy Belcher, Aurelia Ward, Effie Grice, Mary Sexton and Bud Blackwell.
A graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Pastor Eric Hardman officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.