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Astilee M. Ledford

Astilee M. Ledford, 94, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 in Hiawassee.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County and the daughter of the late Luther F. and Liza McClure Ledford. Astilee was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, canning flowers and crafts. Astilee was a member of the Mission Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Pauline Ledford, Zelpha Davenport and Opal Burrell; and two grandchildren, Judy Matheson and Melissa Patterson.
She is survived by two daughters, Roberta Patterson and husband, Morris, of Hayesville, and Louise Hooper, of Hiawassee; one sister, Loujean Davenport, of Hayesville; two grandchildren, Scotty Hopper and James Patterson; and three great-grandchildren, Benjamin Patterson, Jonah Matheson and Gail Tipton.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Reverends Wayne Matheson and Darryl Rose officiated. Music was provided by the Davenport Brothers. Burial was in the Shooting Creek Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Jonah Matheson, James Patterson, Daniel, Derrick, Justin and Ernie Davenport.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville
Townson-Rose Funeral Home: www.townson-rose.com was in charge of arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997