Mrs. Mary Helen Ledford, age 84, of Homer died Friday, February 22, 2013.
Mrs. Ledford was born in Jackson County, a daughter to the late Alvin and Gaynelle Shelton Cruce. She was a homemaker and an avid gardener. Her husband, Newt David "Shorty" Ledford, preceded her in death.
Survivors include: her children, Mary Ann Hogan, Thelma Pierce, Newt Ledford, Marvin Ledford; sisters, Lonnie Presley, and Dora Griffin; brother, Jesse Cruce; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
The funeral service was held on Sunday, February 24 at 2 p.m. at the graveside in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. The visitation was held on Saturday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.