Ken Ledbetter

Monday, May 17, 2004

ULLIN, Ill. -- Ken Ledbetter, 51, of Ullin died Sunday, May 16, 2004, in an automobile accident on U.S. 51 north of Mounds, Ill.

He was born March 16, 1953, at Anna, Ill., son of M.A. and Ruth Odle Ledbetter.

Ledbetter was a self-employed carpenter, painter and handyman in the Ullin area for many years. He was the Democratic precinct committeeman for Ullin and had served as Ullin village clerk. He had been police chief in Mound City, Ill., and night watchman at CGB. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mound City.

Survivors include his mother; two sisters, LaVerne Schlamer of Woodriver, Ill., and Phyllis Sanchez of Kansas City, Mo.; and two brothers, Jess and Dub Ledbetter, both of Ullin.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Monsignor Bill McGhee officiating. Burial will be in Ullin Cemetery.