Ledford celebrates 102 years
Weaver Earnest Ledford, a resident of Haywood Lodge & Retirement Center was honored with a 102nd birthday celebration by his family and friends Jan. 21. Born January 21, 1911 in Haywood County, Ledford farmed all his life in the Fines Creek community.
Ledford was married to his now late wife, Opal for 35 years. The couple had two children, who are now deceased, three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, including one of which is deceased and three great-great-grandchildren.
Ledford enjoys visiting with family and friends, participating in resident bingo games, musical entertainment and watching the Atlanta Braves and Duke Blue Devils on television. Ledford has been a resident of Haywood Lodge & Retirement Center since 2005.
Haywood Lodge & Retirement Center is a locally owned and operated retirement and assisted living facility near downtown Waynesville providing care to residents for almost 50 years. For more information visit www.haywoodlodge.com or call 456-8365.