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Obit of Geneva Trantham Ledford

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Obit of Geneva Trantham Ledford

Posted: 1095045876000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Trantham, Ledford, Russell, Rich, Justice
Asheville Citizen-Times
Asheville, NC

August 1, 2004

Waynesville - Geneva Trantham Ledford, 90, formerly of Hyatt Creek, died

Friday, July 30, 2004, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.

She was a native of Haywood County and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ellen Russell Trantham. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Ledford, who died in 1978; one daughter, Dorothy Green; three sons, Harold, Doyle and Kenneth "Buster" Ledford; two sisters; seven brothers; and six grandchildren. She was a member of Belmont Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Bobbie R. Rich and her husband, Leroy, of Waynesville and Betty Justice and her husband, Thomas, of Jonathan Creek; one son, James Ledford of Jonathan Creek; one brother, Homer Trantham of Fines Creek; 20 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the

Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Homes. The Revs. G. W. Jameson and Rev. Claude Conard will officiate. Burial will follow at Piney Grove Cemetery in the Fines Creek Community. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the home of daughter Bobbie Rich, 700 Old Balsam Road, Waynesville.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

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