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Charlie Prince Ledford

June 7, 1944 — September 15, 2019

Charlie Prince Ledford, 75, a resident of Benton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was a well known carpenter and an avid hunter and fisherman. 

He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Annie Ledford; parents, Charles B. and Sally Howard Ledford; brothers, Luther Ledford, Melvin Ledford, Bill Ledford, Clyde Ledford; sister, Louise Brown.

He is survived by his wife of almost 32 years, Carolyn Ann Ledford; sons, Kevin A. (Elois) Ledford of Benton, Damon P. (Shaune) Ledford of Ocoee, Tommy A. Ledford of Benton, John B. (Tonya) Ledford of Blue Ridge, GA; grandchildren, Sophia Hamby, Kevin C. (Miranda) Ledford, Kayla Green, Megan Ledford, Daniel Ledford, LeeAnn Ledford; 7 great grandchildren; sisters, JoAnn (Jerry) Blackwell and Helen Ledford of Kentucky. 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Reverend Lee Ingram officiating.  Interment will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Cookson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Kevin Ledford, Damon Ledford, K.C. Ledford, Daniel Ledford, Wes Harbison and Lat Teasley serving as pallbearers.

His family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the funeral home prior to the service. 

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the Ledford family guestbook at www.HigginsFuneral.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Cookson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

TN

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