Ruth LedfordCarter


ROSSVILLE G. Ruth Ledford-Carter, 84, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 in a local health care facility.A native of Lorado, W.V., she was raised in the Ft. Payne, Ala., area and was a graduate of DeKalb County High School. Following high school, she moved to the north Georgia area where she graduated from Walker Technical School and was a former member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.Mrs. Carter retired from Hutcheson Medical Center following twenty-five years of service as an L.P.N. She enjoyed gardening, reading, sewing and quilting and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Chattanooga V.F.W. But most importantly, she loved to be a caregiver. Her passion to help others was the highlight of her life. She was preceded in death by her beloved aunt and uncle, Faye and Clarence Burdine; husband, William J. Ledford; son, Billy Ledford; grandson, Tony Argenbright; and great-grandson, Cameron Argenbright.Survivors include her daughters, Brenda Gail (John) Moore of Rossville and Donna Dotson, of Chickamauga; sister, Julia Christian, Kenova, WV; seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandsons.Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Ron Haley officiating. Burial will follow in West Hills Cemetery, Trion, Georgia.To share expressions of sympathy, visit family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 12, from 4 - 8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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