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Viola Mae Ledford

Viola Mae Ledford, age 89 of Oak Hill, WV passed away on Wednesday April
10, 2013 at the Hidden Valley Heath Care Center at Oak Hill, WV.
Born on February 19, 1924 at Mercer County, she was the daughter of the
late Pat Bowden and Mahala Richmond Bowden.
Mrs. Ledford was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of God in Erwin, Tennessee. She had made her home at Oak Hill for the past three years, moving from Erwin, Tennessee.
Mrs. Ledford was preceded in death by her husband, George, a daughter
Jalta Jane Wood, five brothers, Teddy, Carl, Olza, James, and Andy Bowden., four sisters, Dolly Hatcher, Nellie Wood, Sarah Jane Kazee, and Pauline Edwards.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Harmon and his wife Carolyn of Boise,
Idaho, and Charles Harmon and his wife Carol of Johnson City, Tennessee; Three daughters, Fern Glenna Harmon of Kingsport, Tennessee, Violet Doolittle and her husband Robert of Scarbro, WV, and Ruth Ellis and her husband Marion of Elizabethon, Tennessee.
Two brothers, Alvin Bowden and his wife Carolyn of Danzell, South
Carolina, and Carlos Bowden and his wife Bonnie of Palm Bay, Florida. A
sister in law, Patsy Bowden of Winston-Salem, NC.
A sister Lorine Shumate of Christiansburg, Virginia. 21 grandchildren, 17
great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren, along with many nieces,
nephews, and friends.
Mrs. Ledford loved the Lord, traveling, sewing, quilting, and
listening to gospel music. She loved her family and enjoyed having them come to
visit.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry
Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday April 13, 2013 at 1 PM with Rev. Becky
Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.
Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services on Saturday.
Pallbearers will be family members. Private online condolences, floral gifts,
and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via our guestbook
at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.