Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Putnam County Herald dated March 28, 1906:
"The sad news reached here Tuesday of the death of Alex Ledford of Nettle Carrier. Many of his friends and relatives were shocked to hear of his death as he had just returned a few days ago from Washington, where he had been visiting his half brother, Lloyd Shepard, and was only ill a few days."
Initial transcription by Stan Magnesen. Verified and
prepared for the Web by Vanessa Slea.