Sarah-Lynn Bledsoe of Fayetteville, N.C., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Services will be private. A grave side service will be Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Tolarsville Baptist Church located in Tolarsville, NC. In leiu of flowers the family has asked that memorial donations be made to Joy House (for troubled teens), P.O. Box 247, Jasper, GA 30143 "In Memory of Sarah Lynn Bledsoe".

Longtime walking horse industry supporter, Bledsoe resided in Shelbyville, Tenn., prior to moving to North Carolina, and served on the TWHBEA Board of Directors.