May 30, 1933 ~ June 27, 2015
Chasteen B. Blankenship Ledford, 82, of Candler, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the St. Joseph Campus of Mission Hospitals.
A native of Madison Co., NC, Mrs. Ledford was a daughter of the late George Washington and Carrie Mooneyham Blankenship. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Herbert Ledford, Sr.; and sons, Thomas Earl Ledford and James Dean Ledford.
Mrs. Ledford retired from Square D. She loved spending her free time bowling at Sky Lanes and also quilting. She was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church.
Mrs, Ledford is survived by her son, Paul H. Ledford, Jr., and wife Marcia Vaughn Ledford; daughter, Terri Morgan; sisters, Betty Buckner and Nina Davis; brothers, Chan, Don, and Carroll Blankenship; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A graveside service for Mrs. Ledford will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Bryan Buchanan officiating.
Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.
Memorials may be made to the Sunrise Baptist Church Youth Program, 419 Deaverview Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.
We love you mom Terri and Jason
I was blessed to have such a wonderful sister as you in my life.Given the age difference of nearly twenty years ,you were more like a mother to me,after the death of our dear mother.I thank you for that,and appreciate everything you have done for me.
My deepest condolences to Chasteen’s family. She was always so kind to me. I remember the good ole days when we bowled together. May you find peace in your hearts in the passing days, for she will forever live there. God bless each of you and comfort you in his loving arms.
With much love,
Aunt Chasteen I always loved spending time with you as a child. It was always warm and welcoming at your home. And through the years I have always looked back with wonderful memories of a loving caring Aunt. I will miss you dearly.
Linda and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs Ledford. Praying for peace and comfort to you and your family.
Thank you for letting us share in her wonderful life. We were blessed to have spent time with Chasteen. On behalf of everyone at DayStay, we offer prayers of peace.
To the Blankenship and Ledford families, I am sorry for you loss. Remembering you in my prayers and thoughts.