SHELBY- Mary Ledford Kistler, 102, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Shelby Manor.
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She was born June 16, 1910, in Belwood, a daughter of the late Plato and Georgia Ledford.
She married the late Brady Kistler in 1934. Mary was retired from Sears and Roebuck Company and was a member of Central United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Brady; son, Joseph; daughter-in-law, Sandy; and sister, Joyce Ledbetter.
Mary is survived by her son, Dean of Shelby; daughter-in-law, Sherry Kistler of Rutherfordton; grandsons, Mike and Lori of Grover, Steve and Lisa of Bessemer City, and Chuck and Elyse of Charlotte; granddaughter, Karla and Darshan Patel of Raleigh; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel
Officiated By: Craig Langston
Burial: Kistler United Methodist Church, Lawndale, after the service
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Kistler
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Central United Methodist Church of Shelby, 200 East Marion Street, Shelby NC 28150; Kistler United Methodist Church of Lawndale, 846 Casar-Lawndale Road, Lawndale, NC 28090; or Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church of Lawndale, 110 Warlick Road, Lawndale, NC 28090
Guest Registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on May 8, 2013