Age: 82 Address: Cane Creek Community Date of Death: Thursday, September 26, 2013 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Opal Ledford Ward of the Cane Creek Community, passed away on Thursday, September 26th at her home. A native of Bakersville, she was the daughter of the late Stokes and Villar Benfield Ledford and the wife of the late Jeff Lee Ward. Opal had worked for Henredon Furniture for years and then worked for Ellen’s Knitting Mill where she retired. She was also a homemaker. Opal loved children and she was a “nanny” to all the children she knew. She also loved her cats.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eula Ledford Burleson. Opal is survived by two sisters: Beulah Ledford and Barbara Ledford Pittman; her brother, Jack ‘Paris’ Ledford; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Sunday, September 29, 2013 in the Cane Creek Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting Ms. Opal’s family.