Zelma Ruth Blanford, 89, a former resident of Ventura, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Spring Lake, North Carolina following a prolonged illness. She resided in Ventura County for the majority of her life and moved to North Carolina several years ago in order to be closer to her son. Zelma was employed as an Executive Secretary for several years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, The Honorable Judge Albert T. Blanford in 2003.
Zelma is survived by her son, Fredrick Scott Hollingsworth, of Spring Lake, North Carolina.
Funeral services will be held at the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura, with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M., service to immediately follow at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Interment will follow at the Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Valentine Road in Ventura.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at TedMayrFuneralHome.com.