Mary Emily Ledgerwood

October 1, 1936February 21, 2021

Mary Emily Ledgerwood, age 84 passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Billdora Senior Care in Tylertown, MS. She worked in civil service as an administrative assistant and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Ledgerwood was preceded in death by her parents, James E. Hodges and Nevelyn Steadman Hodges; a sister, Betty Z. Hill; and son-in-law, Jerry D. Crum, Sr. She is survived by her husband, D.K. Ledgerwood of Foxworth, MS; daughter, Denise C. Crum of Sandy Hook, MS; stepdaughter, Terry Schonig (John) of Sequim, WA; stepson, Byron Ledgerwood of Helmet, CA; brother, James L. Hodges (Vicki) of Summit, MS; four grandchildren, Jerry D. Crum, Jr. (Karen) of Mandeville, LA, Kristi M. Raynes (Jason) of Kokomo, MS, Jillian Munger (Eric) of Port Angeles, WA, and Joseph Schonig (Kara) of Chesapeake, VA; fourteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of Life services are being planned. Memorial donations are preferred to American Cancer Society at or Baptist Children’s Village, Brookhaven, MS at


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