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OBIT: Alva Bennett Ledbetter, Age 85, Of Lebanon

Alva Bennett Ledbetter, age 85 of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Southern Manor Assisted Living Center.  A native of Smith County, Tennessee, she was born to the late Jess Bennett and Mattie Belle Ray Bennett. Mrs. Ledbetter was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by granddaughter, Kim Davis; brothers, Virgil, Vaxter, Pete, Melvin, and Doug Bennett; sisters, Mattie Overstreet, Willette Ray, Liddie Mae Bennett.  Her parents, four of the above mentioned siblings, niece, brother-in-law, and uncle were all killed together in a truck/train accident in Smith County, TN in 1949.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Ledbetter of Lebanon; sons, Rondell King (Sherry) of Franklin, David King (Clara) of Lebanon; daughter, Wanda Rhudy (Dewayne) of Antioch; grandchildren, Travis Cash (Ruby) of Pleasant View, Tracy Chilelli (Joe) of Lebanon, Ron King (Suzanne) of Fairview, Jennifer Haynes of Lebanon; and nine great-grandchildren.

Service for Mrs. Ledbetter were conducted on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor John Hunn officiating.  Interment followed immediately in the Wilson County Memorial Park.  Visitation was held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 12:00 Noon until time of service at the church.

Services by Anderson Funeral Home in Gallatin, TN.

This notice provided as a courtesy to the Ledbetter Family.