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 Fred Allen Ligon Sr.

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Fred Allen Ligon Sr.

Birth
Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA
Death 19 Nov 2007 (aged 70)
Burial Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Plot Memorial Park
Memorial ID 118644040 View Source
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Fred Allen Ligon, Sr. of Hiawassee, GA met his wife, Delores Kline, in Texarkana, TX. He worked for Weingarten's in Houston from 1951-1968 (from bag boy to store manager) and attended the University of Houston while starting a family, then worked for Super Markets Interstate from 1968-1975 running "Treasure Island Stores" (from Store Manager to Regional Manager). After working for large companies for 24 years Fred purchased his first supermarket in Madison, GA in June of 1975 ("Fred's Great Valu", a true family run business.) Later he purchased stores in the Atlanta market and owned and operated "Fred's Super Valu" on Columbia Drive in Decatur, GA until his retirement in 2002. He believed in hard work, community commitment, and the value of participation within the retail food industry associations. Fred served as President, Vice President, and Treasurer for the "Georgia Grocers Association" and Georgia Food Industry Association". He was a founding member of the "Madison Downtown Development Committee" and a board member of the "Madison Chamber of Commerce". He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Dolores Ligon; four children: Lauri Ligon Blackwell and husband Gene of Hiawassee, GA, Fred Allen Ligon Jr and wife Jill of Atlanta, GA, Timothy Robert Ligon and wife Margaret of Madison, GA, and Nicole Ligon Lambert and husband Doug of Snellville, GA; and his sister Rebecca Ligon Kurtz of San Antonio, TX. He was proceeded in death by his brother, Robert J. Ligon of Houston, TX. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?pid=98493775


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  • Created by: Joe Stoner
  • Added: 13 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 118644040
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/118644040/fred-allen-ligon : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Allen Ligon Sr. (11 Jul 1937–19 Nov 2007), Find a Grave Memorial ID 118644040, citing Madison Historic Cemeteries, Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Joe Stoner (contributor 47793749) .