Frances Kaye "Tobie" Ledford (2018-12-21 19:05:56)

Frances Kaye "Tobie" Ledford, age 71, of Montezuma, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her home.

She was born on December 18, 1947, daughter of the late Marynell Ledford.

In addition to her mother; she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Sara Jane Braswell Ledford, uncles Jack Ledford and Joe Ledford, and her aunt Frances "Tante" Galbraith.

She was a lifelong member of Aaron Baptist Church, where she served as a deacon. She enjoyed traveling, cross-stitching, bird watching, golfing, sports, reading, baking, and history. She was an avid supporter of the North Carolina Tar Heels, and she also enjoyed listening to 60's and 70's music.

Tobie leaves behind to cherish her memory her aunt, Martha Ledford of Montezumea, NC, her uncle Bob Galbraith, her cousins Sarah (Lloyd) Malpass of Whittier, NC, Violet Ledford of Montezuma, NC, Jo Ella Ledford of Mebane, NC, Dorothy Ledford of Montezuma, NC, Julie (Tony) DiLello of Haw River, NC, Mark Milligan of Charlotte, NC, and many more cousins, close family members, friends, and her "Girls Night Out" group.

A memorial service for Frances "Tobie" Ledford will be held on Saturday December 22, 2018 at Aaron Baptist Church in Montezuma at 3:00 PM with Pastor Dennis Aldridge and Pastor Tommy Hayes officiating. The family and friends will gather after the service at the home of Martha Ledford in Montezuma for a time of friendship and fellowship. Inurnment will be in Montezuma Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to Martha Ledford, Debbie Winebarger, Pastor Dennis Aldridge, Maria Haymore, Mandy Winebarger, Anita McKinney, Dr. Anna Sobol, the staff at the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center in Boone, NC, the Girls Night Out group, and all of her loving friends and family who helped with her care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, 338 Deerfield Rd. Boone, NC 28607.

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The care of Tobie and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, (828) 733-2121

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