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    Thursday, April 22 2021
    Katherine Irwin Ledbetter

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 07:19 pm   |  Permalink   |  9 Comments  |  Email
    Robert, Connie and Family, my condolences on the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.🙏🏻
    Posted by Blanche Ridgeway on 04/24/2021 - 08:56 PM
    There service is at 1100 on April 29
    Posted by Connie Ledbetter on 04/24/2021 - 09:05 PM
    I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Ledbetter departure. She was a lovely lady. Dad thought very much of her. Prayers for the family. Elaine Stepp
    Posted by Craig and Elaine Stepp on 04/24/2021 - 09:10 PM
    May your family be given the strength you need in the days ahead. I always enjoyed seeing and talking with her. My prayers are with you.
    Posted by Nancy Alder on 04/24/2021 - 11:36 PM
    While I have only known Mrs. Ledbetter in her later years, she had a sweet, vibrant spirit that will be greatly missed. Prayers of comfort,and peace for the family. Rejoice in the many memories, and the knowledge that she now dances with Jesus.
    Posted by Catherine Berry on 04/25/2021 - 08:53 AM
    What a precious lady!!! Prayers for the family.
    Posted by Ed & Ruth Sharpe on 04/25/2021 - 12:35 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you bid farewell to Katherine. She was blessed to have such faithful caregivers in Robert and Connie.
    Posted by Stephen/Deborah Moose on 04/26/2021 - 06:49 AM
    You will be greatly missed! Condolences to Robert,Connie,Jennifer,HC,Kathy and the rest of the Ledbetter family.My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Posted by Melinda Billings on 04/28/2021 - 02:50 PM
    Clearly you had a good mother, Robert! I am sorry for your loss. Callie
    Posted by Callie Jackson Walker on 04/29/2021 - 03:09 PM

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    Katherine Irwin Ledbetter, 103, of Victoria VA and Salisbury NC died April 22, 2021. Katherine was born on October 21, 1917 in Roane County TN to Ella Katherine Gallaher Irwin and Robert Lee Irwin.  She graduated from Harriman High School and Appalachian State University. She is survived by her children, Katherine Meyer, (Fred), H.C. Ledbetter Jr, and Robert Ledbetter (Connie), six grandchildren and  13 great-grandchildren.  She is predeceased by her husband, Homer Carl Ledbetter, sisters Jean Billings, Bee Sigmon and Marie Greene.  Her family is grateful fo the dedicated care given to her by Sue Bell for many years.

    She lived in Salisbury NC  until 2015 when she moved to be with her son Robert and his wife in Victoria VA.  Katherine was a retired educator from Rowan County Schools and a member of First Baptist Church in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Katherine Ledbetter be made to the Zion United Methodist Church 3055 Busy Bee Road, South Hill, VA  where her son Robert is a lay minister. Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11AM  at Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Community Center RD, Salisbury NC.

    Online condolences may be expressed at  Arrangements entrusted to Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, Virginia.

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