Lena Mae Ledford, 52, resident of Cleveland and formerly of Joliet, Ill., passed away Thursday evening, May 22, 2014, in a local hospital.
She loved her family and she was a very special and loving aunt to Donald Ledford, Jr. and Danielle Ledford. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mazie and Willie Ledford; one sister, Debra Crowell; and one brother, Willie Ledford, Jr.
She is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Lisa Ledford, of Cleveland; one sister and brother-in-law, Sara and Jack Thoemke, of Cleveland; one half-sister, Roxanne Colbaugh, of Cleveland; and special friend, Neava Floyd, of Cleveland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Grissom Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Thoemke officiating.
Interment will follow in Boangerges Baptist Church Cemetery with nephews serving as pallbearers.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Signal Center of Cleveland.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.grissomfh.net.