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Lawrence "Larry" Addison Ledford

September 30, 1935 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 84)

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Lawrence “Larry” Addison Ledford, age 84 of Clarkesville passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at his residence.

Born on Warwoman Road in Clayton, Georgia on September 30, 1935, Mr. Ledford was the son of the late Howard Ledford, Sr. and Eva Mae Hooper Ledford.  Mr. Ledford was a United States Army Korean War Veteran and he was a licensed electrician and building contractor.  He owned and operated Ledford Construction.  Mr. Ledford was a member and deacon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  He was a man of strong faith and took every opportunity he had to share the love of Jesus Christ with others.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Ledford is preceded in death by daughter Teresa Ailene Ledford Goss, an infant brother, brother Benson Eugene Ledford, sisters Helen Ledford Lewis, Carol Ledford Black, Wanda Ledford Pittman, Brenda Ledford Smith and Gail Ledford Stancil, father in law Clarence H. Hodgins and brothers in law Brad Kimsey and Paul Frankum.

Survivors include his wife Janice Hodgin Ledford of Clarkesville, daughter Kaye Ledford May and her husband Ron of Hull, mother in law Ailene Kirkland Hodgins of Dewy Rose, grandchildren Hannah Jessie May and James Addison May of Athens, Bailey Addison Goss, Madison Graham Goss and their father Scott Goss of Greenville, South Carolina, brother and sister in law Howard and Judy Ledford, Jr. of Clarkesville, sisters and brothers in law Martha Ledford Hazel and Charles Hazel of Clarkesville and Liz Ledford Suggs and Junior Suggs of Clarkesville, sisters Virginia Ledford Frankum of Clarkesville and Katheryn Ledford of Clarkesville, brothers in law and sisters in law Jim and Irene Hodgins of Sylva, North Carolina, Rick and Shirley McConnell of Tiger,  Barbara Kimsey of Clarkesville and Carol Stancil, of Toccoa, as well as a host of extended family.

In consideration of community health and safety, private services will be held graveside at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery on Friday, April 24, 2020.

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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256


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