Kay O. Blythe 73 of Stewardson, IL, passed away at 1:57 PM Wednesday Jan. 6, 2010 in St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Kay was born Dec. 9, 1936 in Stewardson, IL the daughter of Sam and Lelah Blue Bivins.

She married Carl O. Blythe Aug. 21, 1955 in Stewardson and he passed away June 28, 1981.

Kay was, first and foremost, a homemaker for her family.She loved crocheting, bowling and tending her flower garden, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.Kay was a member of the United Methodist Church of Stewardson and member of the Stewardson-Strasburg High School graduating Class of 1955.

Surviving are a daughter Kathy Worman and husband Dale of Teutopolis, IL; sons all of Stewardson: Ron Blythe and wife Lisa, R. J. Blythe, Steve Blythe and wife Carol, Sam Blythe and Donnie Blythe; grandchildren: Angie Bentley and husband Brigham, Ben Worman and wife Lauren, Tabitha Abbott and husband Chris, Seth Blythe, Carl Blythe,Chris Blythe, Jessie Doty, Kelsey Blythe, Kaci Blythe, Paul Blythe, Aaron Blythe, Jackie Blythe and Tennille Blythe; great grandchildren: Elizabeth Bowlsey and Nolan Abbott; step- great grandchildren: Jasmine Fancher and Laine Fancher; brothers and sisters: Oka Mae Dasenbrock and husband Don, Carol Blythe and husband Ray, Emma Lee Temple and husband Gordon, Harry Bivins and Sam Bivins Jr. and her beloved dog Ratsy.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carl, parents Sam and Lelah Bivins, daughters: Betsy Blythe and Christy Blythe, sister Deloris Kuhns, brothers Ralph Bivins, Charles Bivins and Ivan Bivins.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday Jan. 9, 2010 in the United Methodist Church of Stewardson.Pastor Kathy Lewis will officiate.Visitation will be from 4:00-6:30 PM Friday in Brummerstedt Funeral home in Stewardson. Burial will be in Stewardson Cemetery.Memorials can be made to Stewardson Cemetery.On line condolences may be directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com