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Mary Ledbetter

June 16, 1943 July 29, 2017
Mary Ledbetter
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Obituary for Mary Ledbetter

Mary Bell Ledbetter of Americus, GA passed away after a short illness on Saturday, July the twenty-ninth of 2017. She was born on June the sixteenth of 1943 to the late Jean Lockerman Bell and William Wallis Bell. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Ellis Wayne Dean, and a stepson, Steven Russell Ledbetter.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Kenneth “Murph” Ledbetter of Americus, GA; Daughter, Laura Dean Williams of Birmingham, AL; Son, John Warren Dean and his wife Tiffany Slaton Dean of Americus, GA. Grandchildren, Hannah O’Byrne Williams, Drake Brendan Williams, Jr., Mary Catherine Dean, Robert Benjamin Ledbetter, James Gatewood Ledbetter, Thomas Dudley Ledbetter, Tyler Jackson Ledbetter, and Steven Robert Ledbetter. Brother, William Wallis Bell, Jr. and Sharon Flatt Bell and their children, Diane Bell Sheppard, William Wallis “Tripp” Bell III, Ashley Virginia Bell; Stepson, Robert Johnston Ledbetter, Daughters-in-Law, Ira Dudley “Sissy” Ledbetter and Georgia Gatewood Ledbetter; and her special first cousin, Marian Shepard “Too-Too” Joiner.

She grew up in First United Methodist Church, Americus, GA. She attended and graduated from Americus High School in the class of 1961. She was a first grade teacher at Southland Academy from 1969-1972. She was a member of the Americus Junior Service League. She was a graduate of Georgia Southern College. She was a long time member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Americus GA. Mary loved to garden. She loved a sip of scotch with Murph at 5:01 pm while sitting on her back porch looking out over Lake Collins. She loved her friends and family and she loved to laugh.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Episcopal Church on Tuesday, August the first at four o’clock pm. A celebration of her life will follow at the Calvary Parish Hall.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.

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4:00 PM 8/1/2017 4:00:00 PM
Calvary Episcopal Church

408 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

Calvary Episcopal Church
408 S. Lee St. Americus 31709 GA
United States

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