Mary E. Ledford, 80, of Benton, passed away peacefully at her home, Sunday, September 12, 2021. She was a graduate of Polk County High School. Mary was a lifelong resident of Polk County and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Mary loved sewing, quilting, cooking and adored her pets. She brought a whole lot of joy to many in this community.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Eddie Scott Ledford; parents, Robert R. “Rat” and Anna Ruth Lillard Green; sister, Betty Jo Green.
She is survived by her son, Jeff (Sally) Ledford; daughter, Kim Wilson; grandson, Jackson (Harley) Wilson and her special friend, Doris Bates.
Her family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home of Benton. Interment will follow at Benton Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.HigginsFuneral.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.