Messenger, Doris Ruth Ledford

Friday, January 25, 2013

Doris Ruth Ledford Messenger died on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Hixson. 

Memorial services were held on Friday in Sparta, Tn. 

Local arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.



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