She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was an alumnus of Bradley Central High School (Class of ‘67), she was also a member of Harmony Chapter No. 143 O.E.S.
She was retired from Hardwick Clothes and a founding member of the ladies auxillary of the West Polk County Fire and Rescue.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Dorothy (Mikel) Ledford; and her mother-in-law, Nina Lillard.
She leaves behind her husband of 37 years, Ralph Wendale; son, Jeff, of Ocoee, daughter, Jeni, son-in law, Jay Lawson; and beloved grandson, Jacob Lawson of Cleveland; stepgranddaughters: Tessa Lawson of Dalton, Ga. and Lacey Lawson of Cleveland; brothers: Larry (Barbara) Ledford of Cleveland, Charles Brent (Toni) Ledford of Hiram, Ga. and Mikel (Connie) Ledford of Goshen, N.Y.; father-in-law Ralph (Judy) Lillard of Cleveland; brother-in-law, Dwight (Carolyn) Lillard of Old Fort; sisters-in-law: Karen (Glenn) Kennedy of Hixson and Kathy (Tony) Triplett of Powder Springs, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews; and her longtime friend, Peggy (Witt) Robinson of Cleveland.
The family will hold a rememberance of life at a later date.
Services are being handled by Serenity Funeral Home.