Mary Galbraith Lednisky, 93, of Clarksville, was born on Sept. 9, 1919, in Three Creeks, to Daniel Cleve Galbraith and Lucy Britt Galbraith and died on Jan. 12, 2013, at North Logan Mercy Hospital in Paris.†

She is survived by a daughter, Gwen (Francis) Usery (Billy) of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Stephen Usery (Jayne) of New York City, Gary Usery (Charlotte) of El Dorado and Angel Black (Wade) of Clarksville; and four great- grandchildren, Aaron Usery, Hannah Usery, Emily Black and Ellie Black.† She is also survived by a brother, James Galbraith (Jean) of Abita Springs, La., a sister, Mattie Chenault (Jack) of Shreveport, La., two sisters-in-law, Joy Galbraith of North Little Rock and Dorothy Galbraith of El Dorado, a stepdaughter, Jo Avra (Ernest) of Conway; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Max Hall and Julius Lednisky; two brothers, Doyle Galbraith and Jack Galbraith; three sisters, Farris McGough, Eliese Blue and Rhona Ruth Kennedy, and a stepdaughter, Helen (Hall) Banks Ferguson.

She was a graduate of Parkes Chapel High School (Union County), and her name is engraved on the sidewalk with the Class of 1940.

She spent most of her adult life in North Little Rock and Little Rock prior to her moving to Clarksville to be near her daughter. During her years living in Little Rock and North Little Rock, she was a secretary and a bookkeeper for several businesses, and her last employment was with the State of Arkansas Revenue Department.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Clarksville.†

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Clarksville Building Fund (PO Box 525 Clarksville, AR 72830); or the First United Methodist Church of Clarksville (P.O. Box 535 Clarksville, AR 72830).

Lednisky’s service was held Jan. 15, 2013, in the Chapel of Roller-Cox Funeral Home, with Dr. Darrell Bridges officiating.† Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park in North Little Rock.

Arrangements were made by Roller-Cox Funeral Home.

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Published: 01/22/2013