Katherine  “Kitty” Ann Ledford

July 2, 1939 – February 11, 2020

Kitty passed away Tuesday, February 11th in an automobile accident on Hills Ferry Road just outside of Newman.

She was born on July 2, 1939 in Newman to Joe and Lucille Ramos Nunes from Crows Landing.

Kitty attended elementary school at Bonita in Crows Landing, was a 1957 graduate of Orestimba High School and attended Modesto Junior College.

In 1959 she was married to Robert Ledford of Gustine. Kitty and Bob moved to Hayward, CA where Kitty worked for the school district as a secretary at an elementary school for 30 years. Kitty and Bob were both dedicated to their families and loved spending time with family and friends, often hosting gatherings and reunions in their retirement years.

Kitty was very active in the local community. She was a member of the Orestimba Presbyterian Church in Newman and served for many years as a Deacon.  She was also a member of the Historical Society.

Kitty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Ledford, and son Darrel Ledford.

She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Ledford Davis and her husband Danny of Newman; a sister, Jeannie Nunes Jensen (Dennis) of Eagle Falls, Idaho; 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Kitty will be greatly missed by many. She simply made this world a better place by her friendship, kindness, generosity, and faith.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 6th in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7th at at the Orestimba Presbyterian Church in Newman.

Family prefers remembrances to be made to: Orestimba Presbyterian Church, 1107 Kern Street, Newman, CA 95360; or: New Life Church, P.O. Box 782, Turlock, CA 95381; or a favorite charity.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memories and photos be shared. Memories may be sent to the family by email at: Kathryna.davis321@gmail.com.

Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Newman.