Fannie Hipps Ledford


Fannie Lee Hipps Ledford, 84, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Oct.18, 2019, at a Chattanooga health care facility.
She retired from A & R Knitting. Fannie loved her family and enjoyed cooking for family and friends and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sammy Lee Shelton and Edna Mae Wilson Shelton; husband, Coy Ledford; brothers: Jack Shelton and Zeak Shelton; and sister, Barbara McCormick.
Survivors include her children: Ethel Jones of Charleston, Jeff (Kathy Lynn) Hipps, Gary (Michelle) Hipps, all of Cleveland, and Darlene (David) Ownby of Athens; eight grandchildren: Sgt. Alex Jones of Augusta, Ga., Timmy Bonine and Tony (Jessica) Ownby , both of Athens, Casey Hipps and Coby (Sara) Hipps, all of New Mexico, and Alexis Hipps, Haley McDowell, Heather Lynn and Cameron Hipps, all of Cleveland; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Marie Burn of Calhoun and Edith Bates and Claudia Heddan, both of Cleveland; two brothers: Edd (Joanie) Shelton and James (Linda) Shelton, Jr., all of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
The service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Donnie Dalton officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Her family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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


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