Opal Elizabeth Ledford Heady
By Kim Swindell Wood | January 8, 2018 10:45 am
Opal Elizabeth Ledford Heady, 62, of Sparta passed away Jan. 6, 2018, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta.
Mrs. Heady was born Jan. 20, 1955, in Dayton, Ohio, to Earbie Bethel Ledford and Bessie Lee England Ledford.
She was a former line inspector at Wilson Sporting Goods.
Mrs. Heady was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin Wayne Heady; very special aunt, Opal Adams Ledford; uncle, Jerry Ledford; brother, John Dwayne Ledford; and a sister, Barbara Eastland Frasier Lies.
Survivors include her stepdaughter, Constance Heady; two grandchildren, Kenneth Johnson, Ethan Johnson; brother, James B. “Jim” Ledford and wife Regina, of Cookeville; sister, Margie Bumbalough and husband Jerry, of Spencer; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Jan. 9, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Roberts Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Jan. 8, at the funeral home.
Tony Ledford, Jim Ledford, Merle England, James Yott, Jason Yott, Tommy Frasier, Tim Ledford, and Jon Hatfield will serve as pallbearers.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.