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Maria Eleazar (Salazar) Ledesma

January 1, 1941 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 81)
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Maria E. Ledesma, 81, of Sims, NC passed away at her residence on Saturday, July 16, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 1, 1941, in Chamacua Guanajuato, Mexico a daughter of the late Gabriel Salazar and Benita Zuniga.

A devout Catholic she was active in the parish of St. Therese for over ten years. Mrs. Ledesma was a strong woman who led by example and was readily available with advice if you needed it. Maria worked extensively in the agriculture industry for many years. She loved to travel and never met a stranger, always making new friends wherever she went. Maria will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

Survivors include her son, Leoncio Ledesma of Wilson, NC; daughters, Rosaura Ventura of Wilson, NC. and Evangelina Ledesma Salazar of Mexico; sister, Audelia Salazar of Alabama, Juana Salazar of California and Esperanza Salazar of Mexico; brothers, Vico Salazar of California, Maximiliano and Vidal Salazar both of Mexico; grandchildren, Jose Luis Ledesma, Elias Ledesma, Juan Ramon Ledesma, Maria Angeles Ledesma all of Wilson, NC, Maria Salud Rodriguez, Manuel Ventura, Araceli Ventura, Antonia Ventura, Adriana Ventura, Alexandro Ventura, Martin Ventura, Norma Ventura, Veronica Ventura, Jesus Salvador Rodriguez, Rosaura Rodriguez, Ierene Rodriguez, Juana Rodriguez, Ana Marlen Rodriguez, Dulce Maria Rodriguez, all from Mexico and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Maria was predeceased by her husband Salvador Ledesma.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:00PM Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at St. Therese Catholic Church with Father Paul Brant Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Bailey Town Cemetery located in Bailey, NC.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 26 from 5PM to 7PM at Oak Hill Church located in Cavvietta Quarter Horse & Cattle Co. 6131 Town Creek Rd, Elm City, NC 27822.

 Memorials may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church 700 Nash St NE, Wilson, NC 27893. Arrangements are in the care of Providence Funeral & Cremation Service 519 Broad St. W. Wilson, NC 27893. Phone: (252) 674-1553. 

Maria E. Ledesma, de 81 años, de Sims, Carolina del Norte, falleció en su residencia el sábado 16 de julio de 2022, rodeada de su amorosa familia. Nació el 1 de enero de 1941 en Chamacua Guanajuato, México, hija del fallecido Gabriel Salazar y Benita Zúñiga.

Señora Ledesma fue católica devota, estuvo activa en la parroquia de Santa Teresa por mas de diez años. Ella era una mujer fuerte que lideraba con el ejemplo y estaba fácilmente disponible con consejos si lo necesitaba. María trabajó extensamente en la industria agrícola durante muchos años. Le encantaba viajar y nunca conoció a un extraño, siempre haciendo nuevos amigos dondequiera que fuera. María será muy extrañada por su familia y amigos.

 Los sobrevivientes incluyen a su hijo, Leoncio Ledesma de Wilson, Carolina del Norte; hijas, Rosaura Ventura de Wilson, NC. y Evangelina Ledesma Salazar, de México; hermana, Audelia Salazar de Alabama, Juana Salazar de California y Esperanza Salazar de México; los hermanos Vico Salazar de California, Maximiliano y Vidal Salazar ambos de México; nietos, José Luis Ledesma, Juan Ramón Ledesma, María Ángeles Ledesma todos de Wilson, Carolina del Norte, Maria Salud Rodriguez, Manuel Ventura, Araceli Ventura, Antonia Ventura, Adriana Ventura, Alexandro Ventura, Martin Ventura, Norma Ventura, Veronica Ventura, Jesus Salvador Rodriguez, Rosaura Rodriguez, Ierene Rodriguez, Juana Rodriguez, Ana Marlen Rodriguez, Dulce Maria Rodriguez, todos de México y varios bisnietos.

 Además de sus padres, María fue prefallecida por su esposo Salvador Ledesma.

Una misa de entierro cristiano se llevará a cabo a las 1:00PM, miércoles, 27 de julio de 2022 en la Iglesia Católica de Santa Teresa con el Padre Paul Brant Celebrante. El entierro seguirá en el cementerio de Bailey, en Bailey, NC.

La familia recibirá amigos el martes 26 de julio de 5PM a 7PM en Oak Hill Church ubicada en Cavvietta Quarter Horse & Cattle Co. 6131 Town Creek Rd, Elm City, NC 27822.

Se pueden hacer contribuciones a la Iglesia Católica de Santa Teresa 700 Nash St. NE, Wilson, NC 27893. Los arreglos están a cuidado de Providence Funeral & Cremation Service. 519 Broad St. W. Wilson, NC 27893. Teléfono: (252) 674-1553. 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oak Hill Church at Cavvietta Quarter Horse & Cattle Co.
6131 Town Creek Rd.
Elm City, NC 27822

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
July 27, 2022

1:00 PM
Saint Therese Catholic Church

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