NORMAN — Grace Irene (Whitman) Ladd was born on Aug. 12, 1920, in rural Continental, Ohio, to Jeremiah and Zelma (Smith) Whitman. She passed from this life Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at the Norman Regional Hospital at the age of 93 years.
She graduated from Continental High School in 1939.
She married Mernard O. Ladd at North Mt. Zion Church on March 27, 1947, and to this union were born Darla (Ladd) Chambers, of Noble, Doyle Ladd, of Paulding, Ohio, and Doris Anna.
She was preceded in death by Mernard and Doris, two brothers, and one sister.
She leaves behind grandchildren Chris and Cynthia Renshaw, Brent Beisheim, Steve and Mary Luderman of Indiana, Theodore and Kimmy Luderman of Indiana, Anna and Brandan Zartman of Ohio and Willy and Jennifer James of Alaska; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Interment will take place at a later date. Directed by McMahans Funeral Home in Noble.
Norman Transcript, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013