Elsie Lee Blunt, nee Gray, of Steelville, Missouri passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Phelps Health in Rolla at the age of 93 years, 9 months and 28 days. She was born September 9, 1927 in Steelville to Curtis Gray and Myrtle Mary Smith Gray. On April 20, 1946 in Steelville, Elsie was united in marriage to Jason Clyde Blunt and to this union three sons were born.
Elsie was employed as a salesperson at Steelville Supply, Mason’s Supply and Walmart through the years. She enjoyed working on puzzle books, reading, especially mystery books, watching soap operas and Perry Mason. Elsie also spent many hours cooking for her family which she enjoyed along with quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Myrtle Gray; her husband, Jason Clyde Blunt; infant brother, William Gray; and sister, Ruby (Ward) Williams.
Elsie is survived by her three sons, Jason (Veronika) Blunt of Eureka, MO, David Blunt of Pacific, MO and Thomas (Melissa) Blunt of Steelville, MO; nine grandchildren, Michael Blunt, Chris Blunt, Darren Blunt David Blunt, Jr., Kathryn Marie Blunt, Tom (Christy) Blunt, John (Erica) Blunt, Jamie (Jeremy) Vonk and Jason (Karen) Blunt; nine great-grandchildren, Brittney, Zack, Lauren, Liam, Skyler, Leslie, Gabe, Dominic and KayLee; other relatives; and friends.
The Family received friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating. Special music of "The Voice" and "Green, Green Grass of Home" was played.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Honored to be casket bearers were Michael Blunt, Chris Blunt, Darren Blunt and Rev. Bob Coleman.
The Blunt Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, MO.
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