Katherine Irwin Ledbetter, 103, of Victoria VA and Salisbury NC died April 22, 2021. Katherine was born on October 21, 1917 in Roane County TN to Ella Katherine Gallaher Irwin and Robert Lee Irwin. She graduated from Harriman High School and Appalachian State University. She is survived by her children, Katherine Meyer, (Fred), H.C. Ledbetter Jr, and Robert Ledbetter (Connie), six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband, Homer Carl Ledbetter, sisters Jean Billings, Bee Sigmon and Marie Greene. Her family is grateful fo the dedicated care given to her by Sue Bell for many years.
She lived in Salisbury NC until 2015 when she moved to be with her son Robert and his wife in Victoria VA. Katherine was a retired educator from Rowan County Schools and a member of First Baptist Church in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Katherine Ledbetter be made to the Zion United Methodist Church 3055 Busy Bee Road, South Hill, VA where her son Robert is a lay minister. Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11AM at Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Community Center RD, Salisbury NC.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.clarkeandstaples.com. Arrangements entrusted to Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, Virginia.