Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday, July 4, 2012 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6-8 PM. Officiating will be Bro. Jeff Ledbetter. Mr. Earnest J.C. Ledbetter age 85 of Cookeville passed away at his residence on Sunday July 1, 2012. He Mr. Earnest J.C. Ledbetter was born in Hunter Cove, TN on June 21, 1927 to the late Ras and Ina (Hogue) Ledbetter. He was of the Freewill Baptist Faith. He is survived by: Wife: Myrtle (Davis) Ledbetter of Cookeville; 1 Son: David Ledbetter of Cookeville; 5 Daughters: Judy McDonald of Sparta, Jean Miller of Norman, OK, Barbara McCrary of Cookeville, June Stinson and Jeri Keesling both of Markelville, IN; 10 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren also survive.