Katherine Ladd, age 81, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Bell Minor Home following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, April 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy Hope will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Ladd was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Gainesville, to the late Cornelius "Neal" Crowe and Missouri Carter Crowe. She was a lifetime resident of Hall County and attended Corinth Baptist Church. Katherine was the Office Manager for Georgia Office Equipment Co. from high school to retirement and was active in The Secretaries Association of Gainesville. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, H. Clay Ladd; her brothers, Ed Crowe, Fred Crowe and Elmo Crowe; and her sisters, Verdell Taylor Moore, Bernice Presley, Ruby Hatcher and Olive Tankersley.
Mrs. Ladd is survived by her sister, Geraldine Jones of Gainesville; sisters-in-law, Azilee Frederick and Bernice Crowe; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lawton and Betty Ladd, nephews, Jim and Maggie Taylor, Darrell and Jean Crowe, Mike and Lillian Tankersley, Ron and Brenda Tankersley, John and Lynn Tankersley, Gary and Linda Crowe, Jack and Joyce Skinner, Fletcher Crowe, Donald Crowe and Fred Crowe; and her nieces, Barbara Little, Donna Johnson, Judy and Jimmy Hope, Sandra Kiser, Beverly and Mike Hulsey, Helen and Marvin Peek, Betty Jo Wilson and Vera and Doyle Land.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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