Person Sheet

Name William Roy (Willie) LEDBETTER
Birth 3 Nov 1898, Bays Mt.
Death Jul 1967, Johnson City Washington Co., Tn.
Father Charles Alvin Ledbetter (1878-1951)
Mother Susan Elizabeth LIGHT
1 Sarah Justine PAYNE
Birth 28 Jun 1906, Blackley Creek, Washington Co., Tn.
Death 11 Jul 1987, Johnson City Washington Co., Tn.
Burial Bethesda Cumberland Presbyterian Ch., Greene Co., Tn.
Father Belvin Wheeler PAYNE
Mother Dessie Tilla MURR
Marriage 5 Jun 1926
Children Frances Uladine (1927-1927)
Thomas Wheeler (1936-1981)
Notes for William Roy (Willie) LEDBETTER
Willian Roy Ledbetter and Sarah Justine Payne lived on a 65 acre farm in the Lamar Community in Washington Co. Willie worked hard to restore & improve the productivity of the farm. He was also a deputy sheriff for the county.

Willie was raised by Noah & Mary Fincher, in Greene Co., Tennessee

During WWII, Willie worked at Oak Ridge, while Justine and her son, Howard, managed their farm. After the war, the farm was sold, and the family moved to Johnson City. Willie went to work for ETSU in building maintenance, which he was later in charge of.

A picture of William Roy Ledbetter can be seen at the Bays Mountain Steadman Farmstead. For a look at a copy of this picture of Willie and other Ledbetter photos, go to:
Last Modified 1 Nov 2005 Created 26 Apr 2006 using Reunion for Macintosh

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