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Ruby Ray Toney Ledford

LAWNDALE - Mrs. Ruby Ray Toney Ledford, 88, of 2705 Ball Park Road, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

Born Jan. 30, 1913, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Adam Alexander and Minnie Jane Eskridge Toney. She was a homemaker and a member of Lawndale Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Ticie Ledford; four brothers, Fields Toney, Paul Toney, Blaine Toney and Worth Toney; and three sisters, Eva Toney, Evie Toney and Grace Toney.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Mary Ledford and Robert "Bob" and Naomi Ledford, all of Lawndale, and Donald "Don" and Barbara Ledford of Kings Mountain; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Gary Putnam of Lawndale; a sister, Faye Nettles of Lawndale; four grandchildren, Mark Ledford of Kings Mountain, Michael Ledford of Cherryville, Kathy Ledford of Shelby and Sharon Holt; five great-grandchildren, Chris White, Christopher Ledford, Dorian White, Darren Holt and Tina Smith; and a great-great-granddaughter, Alison White.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Paul Williams and Cecil Buff officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6:30 to 8 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Lawndale Baptist Church, P.O. Box 126, Lawndale, NC 28090.