Ruth Ledford Davis, 93, of Shelby, passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Hospice at Wendover, Shelby.
Born in Cleveland County, on February 12, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Hatcher Evans Ledford and Lollie Eva Hendrick Ledford. She was the owner and operator of Davis Grocery in Shelby and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Ben Valentine Davis.
She is survived by her son Roney Davis and wife Lynn of Shelby; two grandchildren, Marty Davis and wife Sherri of Shelby and Jennifer Davis of Shelby; two sisters, Dorothy L. Barrett of Charlotte and Edith L. Sain of Laurens, SC and her loving companion Harlie Jean.
The graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Nathan Price officiating.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.