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Mary Pauline "Polly" Beam Ledford
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1926
Grover
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 2003
Shelby
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

SHELBY Mrs. Polly Beam Ledford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, died on Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at Hospice at Wendover.

She was born Feb. 23, 1926, in Grover, the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Lela Westmoreland Beam.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty, and a brother, Bob.

She was an active member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and a graduate nurse of Presbyterian Hospice School of Nursing in Charlotte.

In addition to her nursing, she became interested in painting in her early 50s. She was a member of CCWAG, Southern Arts Society, a past member of Shelby Art League, Charlotte Art League and Guild of Charlotte Artist.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Ledford of the home; a daughter, Terri Ramsey of Rock Hill; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Mike Mackie of Granite Falls; a son, Scott Ledford of Charlotte; a grandson and his wife, Bryant and Belinda Ramsey of Rock Hill; a granddaughter, Beth Ramsey Gentry of Rock Hill; a grandson, Matthew Mackie of Granite Falls; two granddaughters, Erin Mackie of Granite Falls and Alexandra Ledford of Greensboro; a grandson of Dylan Ledford of Greensboro; and two great-grandchildren, Jonathan Ramsey and Emily Ramsey, both of Rock Hill.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Drs. Jim Richardson and. Gene Watterson and the Rev. Clyde Buckner officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service at the Family Life Center of the church and at other times at the home.

Cleveland Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Lee Beam (1891 - 1959)
  Lela Lillian Westmoreland Beam (1900 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Hal Eugene Ledford (1925 - 2010)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Pauline Beam Ledford (1926 - 2003)
  John Thomas Beam (1930 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery
Kings Mountain
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Mike
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71871387
Mary Pauline Polly <i>Beam</i> Ledford
Added by: Mike
 
Mary Pauline Polly <i>Beam</i> Ledford
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Mary Pauline Polly <i>Beam</i> Ledford
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