Martha Lue Ledford

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Martha Lue Ledford

February 16, 1924 - July 22, 2018

Funeral service for Martha Lue Ledford, 94, of Fletcher will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Fletcher. Burial will follow at the Fletcher Cemetery under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Ledford passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 in Duncan, Oklahoma.

Martha Lue (Pullen) Ledford was born on February 16, 1924 in Fletcher, Oklahoma to Charlie and Iva (Kuntz) Pullen. She grew up in Fletcher where she graduated from high school in 1942. She married Ted Ledford on July 18, 1942 in Elgin, Oklahoma. Martha worked on Ft. Sill from March until June of 1944 before moving to San Diego where she worked for the Aircraft Factory from July 1944 until May 1945. Ted and Martha moved back to Fletcher in 1946 and she became employed at the Skinners Grocery Store from 1960 until 1972 when it was bought out by McFarland's Grocery. Martha worked for Warehouse Foods in Elgin from 1975 until retiring in 1985. After 66 years of marriage, Ted passed away in October 2008 and Martha moved to Walters to live with her son and daughter in law until 2016 when she moved to Duncan. Martha was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fletcher where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years and involved in the WMU. Martha was also very active in the American Legion Auxillary. She loved following her grandchildren's school activities. Martha was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed by all those who knew her.

She is survived her daughter and son in law, Sherrie and David Nease, of Central High, Oklahoma; her daughter in law, Linda Ledford, of Walters; 5 grandchildren, Kris Ledford and his wife, Donia, Nicole King and her husband, Kevin, Owen Nease and his wife, Amanda, and Wilson Nease and his wife, Mary; 9 great grandchildren, Hannah Ledford, Brady Ledford, Ely King, Rainey Lue King, Bennett Nease, Austyn Nease, Emery Nease, Lily Nease, and Claire Nease; and 2 sisters: Betty Jean Woody and her husband ET, of Weatherford and Frances Brigance, of Lawton.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Charlie and Iva Pullen; her husband, Ted Ledford; her son, Gary Ledford; and her sister, Darlene Currence.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Fletcher at P.O. Box 359, Fletcher, OK 73541 or the Fletcher Community Center at P.O. Box 448, Fletcher, OK 73541.

An Online Guestbook is available at FletcherAndElginFuneral.com.
Published on July 25, 2018
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