Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Vada Ledford Pinkerton


10/23/1931 - 08/18/2020


Vada Ledford Pinkerton, age 88 of Murphy, NC passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County. She was the daughter of the late John Alvin and Delmer Arp Ledford. Vada was a machine operator at Murphy Laundry for over 25 years. Vada enjoyed crocheting and sitting on her porch. She was a member of the Sunny Point Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Pinkerton; one son, John Billy Pinkerton; four brothers, Dewitt, Don, Junior and Johnny Ledford; and four sisters, Mary Lou Walker, Flostine Davis, Cubalee Layton and Vivian Campbell.

She is survived by two sons, Tim Pinkerton (Shannon) and Mike Pinkerton (Cynthia); one brother, William Ledford; five grandchildren, Jessica Bailey (Kevin), Jason Pinkerton (Melissa), Jennifer Mull (Matt), TJ Pinkerton and Zac Pinkerton (Tori); and eight great-grandchildren, Issac, Evan, Aaron, Eli, Curtis, Charli, Jude and Ella.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy. Allen Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Ledford Cemetery in Murphy.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm - 2 pm , Friday, August 21, 2020 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy.

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