John Logan Ledford Obituary

Date of Birth:

Sunday, June 15th, 1930

Date of Death:

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Funeral Home:

41 Hunt-Martin Street
P.O. Box 338
Blairsville, Georgia, UNITED STATES


Mr. John Logan Ledford Jr., age 80, of Blairsville passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 at Union General Hospital. Mr. Ledford was born on Sunday, June 15, 1930 to the late John Logan Ledford Sr. and Vesta Rogers Ledford. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. A member of Zebulon Baptist Church and Young Cane Lodge #597. Mr. Ledford also lovingly served as an automotive instructor for 33 years in the Union County Public School system. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Harry Ledford.

Survivors include: His loving wife, Bonnie Warren Ledford of Blairsville; daughter and son-in-law, Johanna and Larry Chambers of Blairsville, daughter, Freya Ledford Browning of Blairsville, daughter and son-in-law Dr. Teresa and John Blakely of Mt. Airy, Georgia; sisters, Rosella Watkins and Sarah Kelley of Blairsville; grandchildren: Olivia Browning, Evan Browning, Vanna Chambers and Kendell Blakely; and step- grandsons Tyson and Kevin Chambers. The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers, John Blakely, Larry Chambers, Stanley Garrett, Mack Mason, Bill Parker, Henry Wilson and Tyson Chambers.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 31, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Randy Hughes officiating . Special music will be presented by Martha Davenport and Laura Patterson. Interment will follow at Union Memory Gardens, with graveside rites presented by Young Cane Masonic Lodge, # 597. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 from 6 until 9 p.m..

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Family of Funeral and Cremation Services of Blairsville. You are invited to send your condolences and share fond memories with the family at

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