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 will be conducted on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor John Hunn officiating. Interment will follow immediately in the Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 12:00 Noon until time of service at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Anderson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main Street, Gallatin, Tennessee. 615-461-7777