|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1930|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 2007|
SHELBY — Madeline Earwood Ledford, 77, of 3842-A Redman Road died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Greensboro.
The daughter of the late John N. and Mary Powell Earwood, she was the owner of Ledford's Grocery Store on North Fallston Road with her late husband, Thurman Ledford, for over 35 years and she was a nurse for 30 years at Cleveland and Gaston Memorial hospitals.
Mrs. Ledford was a member of South Marietta Street Baptist Church in Gastonia.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Rosia Martin, Ellen Jones, Martha Pace, Hattie Jones, Lib Eaker, Dorice Ledbetter; and brothers, Joe Earwood and Bill Earwood.
Mrs. Ledford is survived by her daughter, Kathy Ledford Burns of Shelby; son-in-law Johnny Burns Sr. of Charlotte; grandchildren Dana Burns, Andy Burns, Kathy A. Burns, Kelly Burns and Johnny Burns Jr., all of Shelby; John Hawkins III and wife, Jennifer, Angela Shaw and husband, Chucky, Johnny Burns and wife, Kim, all of Charlotte; great-grandchildren, Tiffany Parton, Jennifer, Kimberly, Carlie and Debra Burns of Charlotte, Mike and Bryanna Weaver of Salisbury and Gatha Shaw and Jimmy Donahue of Shelby.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the Mausoleum B-Gaston Memorial Park
Funeral: Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Gaston Memorial Park
Burial: Gaston Memorial Park Mausoleum
Funeral home: Ward Funeral Home.
Thurman Odell Ledford (1911 - 1983)*
Gaston Memorial Park
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Mausoleum B Row A plot 71
Created by: Rick and Kathy Wright
Record added: Feb 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85131275