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Edna Hillis Ledbetter, 78
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Edna Hillis Ledbetter, 78, was born Sept. 6, 1944 and died suddenly Feb. 5, 2023 at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.           

A former employee of Formfit Rogers, Lyons Apparel and A.O. Smith and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Frank Cheatham and Tennie Mae Davis Hillis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Georgia Gorman, Mary Hines, Enzie George, Shirley Manus, Betty Minton, Gracie Hillis and Sarah Southard and brothers, Marion Hillis, Lewis Hillis, F.C. Hillis, Jr. and James Hillis.

Ms. Ledbetter is survived by daughter, Janice Capshaw of McMinnville; two grandchildren, Calleb Capshaw of Knoxville and Brittney Capshaw of McMinnville; several nieces and nephews and special friend, Lola Griffith of McMinnville.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023 at Eureka Cemetery in Warren County with John Padgett officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at High Funeral Home. There will be no visitation on Sunday. Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Helping Hands Ministry.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) February 8, 2023