Evelyn M. Ledbetter, 77, Vandalia, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Fayette County Hospital LTC in Vandalia.
She was born March 27, 1943, in Sumner, the daughter of Raymond T. and Esther Marie (Moran) Hayes. She married Charles Franklin Ledbetter on Jan. 7, 1968, in Brownstown. He died Nov. 17, 2018.
She was a retired teacher having taught at several area elementary schools. She also taught adult illiteracy at Graham Correctional Center, CEFS and worked at Ledbetter Apparel, Vandalia.
She is survived by her son, Steven Ledbetter and Lisha, Vandalia; daughter, Becky Welker and Rick, Havana; brothers, Jack Hayes and Pat, Olney, Bob Hayes and Dee, Bridgeport, Jim Hayes and Sara, Flora and Mike Hayes and Sheila, Sumner; sisters, Thelma Piper and Dan, Bridgeport, Ellen Mortenson and Chuck, Midwest, Wyo., and Kathy Slichenmyer, Olney; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; a brother, Kenny; and a sister, Delores Cummings.
Per her wishes cremation rites were accorded. Private family services will be held at a later date. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.