Johnson City Press Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bertie Ledford, BAKERSVILLE, N.C.

Published May 22nd, 2014 10:59 pm

Bertie Campbell Ledford, of The Buladean Community, went home to Heaven on May 21, 2014.
She was born in Buladean on July 12, 1923, to Jane Oakes Campbell and George Campbell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Ledford; a daughter, Virginia Byrd Phillips; a brother, Warren Campbell; sisters; Goldie Campbell and Beulah Barnett.
Survivors include: a son, Charles Ledford (Stella), of Charlotte, NC; daughters, Lois Bennett (Herbert), of Green Mountain, NC, Wanda Sue Osborne (Richard), of Boone, NC, Mary McKinney (Keith), of Spruce Pine, NC, and Tantha Bennett, of Buladean, NC; one sister, Mildred Sheets, of Buladean, NC; one brother, T.M. Campbell (Madeline), of Buladean, NC; twelve grandchildren; and twenty one great grandchildren.
Services to celebrate her life will be held Friday, May 23, 2014, at 7:00 PM in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Luther Carver officiating.
The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service.
Interment will be Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 11:00AM at The Campbell Cemetery.
The family would like to express a special thank you to her caregivers: granddaughter, Rachel Lewis, and caregiver, Leslie Newton.
Memorials may be made to; Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Ledford Family.