Zella Marie “Tootie” <I>Ledford</I> Nutt

Zella Marie “Tootie” Ledford Nutt

Birth
Death 19 Jan 2000 (aged 69)
Burial Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 138505781 · View Source
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"Tootie" married John Isaac Nutt March 28, 1947.

She went to the Brice School north of Vandalia, Missouri. Her and her sister Mary had to walk to school. One day it rained really hard and the creeks got up, and they couldn't get across. Cleve Kirtlink [Revis & Geneva's Dad] rode a horse over and picked them up, and took them across the creek, as he knew Cleo and Cecil were working, and couldn't be there to get them.

"Tootie" enjoyed Country and Bluegrass music.
She was taught to play the Fiddle when she was [7] years old by her Dad [Cleo Ledford].
She played Fiddle, and even won some Fiddling contests. One particular fiddling contest she won she played the Tennessee Waltz, Be Honest With Me, and the Jimmie Rogers Blue Yodel #2.
She also played guitar, Lead and Rhythm. She could play a song on any instrument.

In her earlier years she played for Barn Dances along with her sister Mary.

She was a member of the Hays Creek Church, North of Vandalia, Missouri..

To this union four Children were born:
Billy Wayne
Ruth Ann
Charles William
Ronnie Gale


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  • Created by: Charles Nutt
  • Added: 9 Nov 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 138505781
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zella Marie “Tootie” Ledford Nutt (29 Mar 1930–19 Jan 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 138505781, citing Vandalia Cemetery, Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Charles Nutt (contributor 48125041) .