Age: 91 Address: Fork Mountain Road, Bakersville, North Carolina Date of Death: Friday, December 14, 2013 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Mason Ledford of Fork Mountain Road, Bakersville, North Carolina passed away December 14, 2013 at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine, NC. He was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a son of the late Carter and Bertie Ingram Ledford. Mason was a Veteran of The United States Navy where he served in The Landing Craft Infantry 551 during World War II.
He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Owned and Operated Ledfords Grocery for many years. Mr Ledford founded Mason Ledford Trucking and also worked fourteen years for Grove Stone Inc, in Swannanoa, NC.
He was preceded in death by; two sons Robert Mason “Bobby” Ledford and Charles Eugene Ledford, abd two brothers; Buford and C. L. Ledford.
Survivors include; his wife; Miriam Aileen Plott Ledford, sons; Douglas Louie Ledford, of Old Fort, NC and Mason Dewayne Ledford, of Bakersville, NC, two daughters; Sherry Lynn Pendley and husband Roger, of Spruce Pine, NC and Susan Charlene Evans, of Asheville, NC, his brother; Col Bill Ledford, of Bakersville, NC, one sister; Lena Ledford Greene, of Bakersville, NC.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:00PM in the chapel of Henline – Hughes Funeral Home with Jacob Willis and Harold Grindstaff officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment will be Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 12:00 Noon atGarland - Greene Cemetery, with The North Carolina Honor Guard conducting Graveside Military Honors.
Memorials may be made to; Hospice of The Blue Ridge 236 Hospital Drive Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or Bethlehem Baptist Church c/o Cecil Hobson 10744 Highway 226N Bakersville, NC 28705.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Ledford Family.