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Allene M. Berrong Ledford
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1918
Clay County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 2011
Clay County
North Carolina, USA

Allene M. Ledford, 92, of Hayesville died Thursday, June 23, 2011 in a Clay County care center. She was a native and lifetime resident of Clay County. She was the activity director at Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home for nine years and at Clay County Care Center for five years. In 1998, at the age of 80, she was recognized as the oldest full-time worker by the Clay County Employment Agency. She was recognized as employee of the year and was awarded several achievements by Murphy Medical Center and Clay County Care Center. She was a member of the Clay County Care Center Ladies Auxiliary. Allene was also a member of the Truett Memorial First Baptist Church and the Truett Church ministry group.

She was the daughter of the late Jack Cornelius and Mary Ollie Clark Berrong and the wife of the late James Homer "Jim" Ledford, who died Feb. 25, 2004. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Dickie and Jackie Ledford.

Surviving are five daughters, Susan Digivonni and husband, Vince of Cumming, GA, and Linda Gail Ledford, Sharon Ledford, Sheila Cantrell and husband, Ed, and Melissa Ledford all of Hayesville; a son, James Ledford Jr. and wife, Uschi of Hayesville; a daughter-in-law, Edith Ledford of Franklin, NC; and nine grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 25, 2011 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with the Rev. Greg Carroll officiating. Interment will be in the Hayesville First United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rick Cantrell, Sean Looney, Brian Blankenship, Tommy Mayfield, and Justin and Brandon Lee.

The family will receive friends from 1-1:45 Saturday afternoon at the Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville prior to the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Allene M. Ledford to the Clay County Care Center Auxiliary, 86 Valley Hideaway Drive, Hayesville, NC 28904.

Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.

Family links: 
  Jackson Cornelius Berrong (1882 - 1955)
  Mary Ollie Clark Berrong (1882 - 1966)
  James Homer Ledford (1911 - 2004)
First United Methodist Church Cemetery
Clay County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Our Whitaker Families
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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Allene M. <i>Berrong</i> Ledford
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