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Funeral services for Eva Lou Garrett Ledford, 91, will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at St. Campbell Baptist Church. Reverend Richard Fair is the pastor. Reverend Raymond Garrett will be the eulogist. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Ledford will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Eva Lou Ledford was born on September 11, 1927 to the union of Charner Garrett and Mary Lou Lipscomb Garrett in Alpine, Alabama.

Mrs. Ledford united with St. Campbell Missionary Baptist Church at an early and remained a member until her passing. She received her education at Phyllis Wheatley School. Eva was employed by Talladega College, Shocco Springs and Kimberly-Clark.

On the morning of Sunday, December 23, 2018, Mrs. Ledford was called to eternal rest. She was preceded in passing by her husband, Willie Ledford; two children, Bertha Clark and Spencer Ledford; three grandchildren; four sisters, Annie Calhoun, Eula Dates, Laverne Cole and Magnolia Phillips; and five brothers, John Garrett, Freddie Garrett, Standard Garrett, Samuel Garrett and Robert Garrett.

She is survived by five daughters, Cynthia Briggins, Willie Jean (Emmett) Garrett and Sandra (Michael) Tuck of Alpine, Alabama, Teresa (Willie) Robinson of Greenville, Alabama and Jacqulyne Johnson of Clarksville, Tennessee; four sons, Audrey Garrett, Terry (Evelyn) Ledford, Stanley Ledford and Samuel (Sarah) Ledford of Alpine, Alabama, one son-in-law, Alvin Clark of California; twenty-seven grandchildren; one brother, Spencer (Barbara) Garrett of Atlanta, Georgia; a special cousin, Elmer Calloway; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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  • Sunday, December 23, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Terrys Metropolitan Mortuary
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018
    Sending condolences to family and friends. May God's promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.
    ~ Latanya Vaughn   Gahanna, OH
  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018
    The St Francis Missionary Baptist Church family will continue to keep the Robinson family in our prayers. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6
    ~ Rev. Robert Lewis   Greenville, AL
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
    Our deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow. May God bless you and keep you in these trying time.
    ~ Earnestine and Julia   Munford, AL
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
    Miss you!!! Love Diane
    ~ Vanessa Diane Dates   Cincinnati, OH
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
    To the family of Ms Eva Ledford. This is Kim Douglas, sending my condolences and prayers for the family. I have known Ms. Eva, her sister and daughter Cynthia for many years. She was a very special lady that I loved dearly and will always remember her kind heart and smile. Kim Douglas
    ~ Kim Douglas   Sylacauga, AL
  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    I am sorry for your loss, may the words at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 bring comfort during this difficult time.
    ~ D P   AL