HOMER - Mary Helen Ledford, 84, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013.
She was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Alvin and Gaynelle Shelton Cruce. She was a homemaker and an avid gardener. Mrs. Ledford was preceded in death by her husband, Newt David "Shorty" Ledford.
Survivors include her children, Mary Ann Hogan, Homer, Thelma Pierce, Homer, Newt Ledford, Jackson County, and Marvin Ledford, Homer; sisters, Lonnie Presley, Dry Pond, and Dora Griffin, Jefferson; brother, Jesse Cruce, Jackson County; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Sunday, February 24, in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com