Charlie Prince Ledford


Charlie Prince Ledford, 75, a resident of Benton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was a well known carpenter, and an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Annie Ledford; parents, Charles B. and Sally Howard Ledford; brothers: Luther Ledford, Melvin Ledford, Bill Ledford and Clyde Ledford; and sister, Louise Brown.

He is survived by his wife of almost 32 years, Carolyn Ann Ledford; sons: Kevin A. (Elois) Ledford of Benton, Damon P. (Shaune) Ledford of Ocoee, Tommy A. Ledford of Benton, and John B. (Tonya) Ledford of Blue Ridge, Ga.; grandchildren: Sophia Hamby, Kevin C. (Miranda) Ledford, Kayla Green, Megan Ledford, Daniel Ledford and LeeAnn Ledford; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters: JoAnn (Jerry) Blackwell and Helen Ledford, of Kentucky.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 7 p.m. this evening, Sept. 17, 2019, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Lee Ingram officiating.

Interment will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, at Cookson Creek Baptist Church, with Kevin Ledford, Damon Ledford, K.C. Ledford, Daniel Ledford, Wes Harbison and Lat Teasley serving as pallbearers.

His family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the Ledford family guestbook at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton. 


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