Catherine Ann Wellman Bladen

Catherine Ann Wellman Bladen, 56, of Ranson, WV passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at her residence.

Born March 12, 1963 in Ranson, WV, she was the daughter of Eliza Virginia Ott Bayles and the late Paul Andrew Bayles, Sr.

She was of the Christian faith.

Cathy loved the summertime and visits to the beach with her family. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cookouts. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband and family.

 In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Mark Alan Bladen of Ranson, WV; two daughters, Crystal Wellman and husband, Heriberto of Ranson; and Tiffany Wellman and Juan of Ranson; one sister, Mary Harder and husband, Howard; two brothers, Paul Bayles, Jr. and wife, Paula and Larry Long, and eight grandchildren, Efraine, Liliana, Cecilia, Alisa, Katalina, Emillia, Bionca and Javier.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Haltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Dennis Magaha as the officiant. Interment was in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town, WV.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8 pm.

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