Nancy Loraine Ledbetter Willeford, 88, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 in Corpus Christi.

She was born on Aug. 29, 1920 in Muldoon, Fayette County to James and Carrie Ledbetter. She married George Edward Willeford on Dec. 24, 1938. They were married until his death on July 10, 1998.

During her years living in Corpus Christi, she occasionally worked outside the home, including working at JC Penney department store. She was a member of Country Tabernacle Church in Bluntzer. She was a prayer warrior.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Wesley Ledbetter; and two sisters, Anne Belle Faudi and Frances Ramby.

She is survived by three daughters, Annie Reed, Mary Rhyne, Kathy (John) Byerley; two sons, Al (Cindi) Willeford, Dale (Elaine) Willeford; one sister, Clara Louise Flinn; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday, June 12, at 10 a.m. in the Country Tabernacle Church in Bluntzer, with Pastor John Byerley officiating.

Interment was in Memory Gardens Cemetery

Sawyer-George Funeral Home