Franklin D. Ledford

Died: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Wards Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Wards Funeral Home

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Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Franklin Delano Ledford, 81, of Talmo. The family will receive friends from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm Wednesday and 12 pm to 2 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Ledford passed away Tuesday surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born in Jackson County on February 27, 1936 to the late Ollie Andrew and Lillie Jane Ledford. Mr. Ledford was a dedicated employee of Mar Jac Poultry for 38 years. He loved gardening and visits from his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a deacon at the Church of God in Commerce for over 25 years.

Mr. Ledford was preceded in death by his brothers, Clomer “Slim” Lamar Ledford, Newt “Shorty” David Ledford, Charlie R. Ledford and William Horace Ledford; sisters, Ollie Jane Ledford and Cynthia Mae Ledford.

He is survived by wife, Violet Ann Ledford; sons and daughters in laws, Tracy and Hilda Ledford, Michael and Tammy Ledford; grandchildren, Tabitha and Jeremy Kitchens, Selena Ledford, Tyler Ledford and Savannah Ledford; great grandchildren, Emory and Mason Kitchens and Mechyna Ledford; brother in laws, Lee Shelton, Jim and Evelyn Burnette; sister in laws, Janice and Swain Lewallen and Iris Martin.

Condolences may be made online at Ward’s Funeral Home 758 Main Street S.W. Gainesville in charge of arrangements.

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Chantelle Wall
   Posted Tue October 10, 2017

PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Andy and Chantelle Wall.

Brenda Chitwood
   Posted Wed October 11, 2017
Dear Ledford Family,

I worked with Frank for many years at the Mar-Jac Poultry Feed Mill in Gainesville. He was a very good man, truck driver and friend. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. May the Lord bless and comfort you all.

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