Mary Ledford Reagan


Mary Ledford Reagan, of Knoxville (May 4, 1932 - Jan. 14, 2023), daughter of Arthur D. Ledford and Isabelle Buckner, passed away peacefully at home in Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Frank A. Reagan.

She is survived by daughters, Sara Reagan and Shirley Black of Knoxville; grandson, the Rev. Chris Black and his wife, Julie, of Alcoa; and great-grandchildren, Sydney and Molly Black.

Mary and Frank were founding members of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church and were active for many years. Mary was a part-time healthcare employee in Knoxville for several years. She was an accomplished seamstress and made costumes for her daughters’ school activities. Mary was also a skilled vegetable and herb gardener.

Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, for a graveside service at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Fountain City with the Rev. Chris Black presiding.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tennova Hospice Promise Foundation or Wallace Memorial Church.



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