Born August 29, 1921 in Formosa, Ark., son of the late Levi Harvey and Almeaty Ship Ledford, he was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II, and he was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge in Campbell. He was a farmer and merchant, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Campbell, Mo.
On September 18, 1942, in Campbell, Mo., he married Delpha Vinson who survives of the home.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Ledford of Campbell, Mo. and Ronnie Ledford and wife, Wilma, of Forth Smith, Ark., one daughter, Brenda Wilburn and husband, Darrell, of Campbell, Mo., four grandchildren, Wendi Bedwell of Campbell, Mo., Kevin Wilburn of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Dena Northcutt of Ft. Smith, Ark., and Brand Ledford of San Antonio, Tex., five great-grandchildren, and one brother, Eugene Ledford of Campbell, Mo.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ilda Herring and Wilma Mayfield.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13 at the Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell, Mo., with the Rev. Clyde Turner officiating.
Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.
Rodney Joe Lynn, Jr.
Rodney Joe Lynn, Jr., 27, of Cooter, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Cooter.
Born April 17, 1978, in Blytheville, Mo., he was the son of Joe and Julie Wimberley Lynn.
Survivors include one brother, James Keith Lynn and wife, Ashley, of Cooter; his mother and father, Joe and Julia Lynn, of Cooter and grandmothers, Rowena Lynn Teeter and Doris Wimberley, both of Cooter.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Paul Lynn and Doyle Wimberley.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Cooter Methodist Church with the Revs. John Earl Dunavant and Mike Hargraves.
Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Steele, Mo.
Pallbearers were Eddie Self, Jeremy Nichols, Dennis Hudson, Andy Barnes, Alan Parker, Scotty Hunhausen, Joey Boone, Jason Alexander, Cory Fultz, Allen Brown and Justin Lacer.
Honorary pallbearers were Trey Pelts, Scotty Tubbs, Jason Pery, Lee Clifton and Eric Howell.
Powell Funeral Home of Steele was in charge of arrangements.