Ledford, Tonya (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Tonya Ledford, 47, of Cleveland, departed this life on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at her residence. Born on May 26, 1974, she was a native and lifelong resident of Bradley County.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Larry Ledford, Sr. and brother, James Larry Ledford, Jr.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Jonathan Malone; mother, Sammie Kay Singleton (Wayne); sisters, Tammy Roblero and Diane Eakins; as well as several extended family members and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life and Homegoing for Tonya Yevette Ledford will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20 from the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.

Bodnar, Gina Marie Ranallo (Dunlap)

Beaty, Elizabeth C. (McDonald)

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James Larry Channell, Jr.

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