John and Mable Ledford(1921 - 2014)

Mable Ledford, 87, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, and her husband, John Ledford, 92, followed on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Service: Their passing will be honored as they lived, together. Their service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. John was born to John and Fannie Ledford on June 14, 1921, one of 13 children. Mable was born to Murry and Carra Robbins on March 21, 1927, and was the last surviving of their five children. John and Mable were married March 21, 1942, on Mable's 15th birthday. They lived side by side for 72 years. They were loving parents and friends, and loved one another beyond measure. The Ledford family would like to extend a very special thanks to the ICU unit at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital for going above and beyond. You gave us emotional support and provided outstanding care to our loved ones. We love you and will never forget the comfort you gave us, the heartfelt advice, and the lighter moments we shared. May God bless you all! Survivors: Sons, Johnny Ledford, Michael Ledford and Dean Ledford; daughters-in-law, Sharen Ledford and Sarah Ledford; grandchildren, David Ledford, Keva Payne, Brandy Crow, Sherry Newsome and James Shelley; five great-grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends.

Funeral Home

Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel and Cemetery
7301 East Lancaster Fort Worth, TX 76112
(817) 451-3333

Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 22, 2014