NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Claude Ledford, 87, of North Augusta, SC, entered into rest March 12, 2005 at University Hospital. Survivors include his wife for 51 years, Selma Foust Ledford, North Augusta; son, William Anthony Ledford, Bossier City, LA; sister, Frances Paige, Cherryville, NC and niece, Linda Pitcher, Langley, SC. Mr. Ledford was born in Rutherford County, NC, lived in Miami, Fla. for 33 years, Thomson, GA for over 20 years and North Augusta for the past three years. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Carpenters' Union Logal #72 in Hialeah, Fla. Mr. Ledford also attended Salem United Methodist Church in Thomson. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wedenesday, March 16, 2005 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Rev. Leo Carpenter officiating. Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA. 706-595-4100.
The Augusta Chronicle March 15, 2005