Roberta Ladd died of natural causes at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Bradford Heights Nursing Home in Hopkinsville.
Roberta was born on July 26, 1924, in Trigg County to the late Simon Jake and Rozetta Wilson.
She was a member of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church where she had served as church clerk, held position of president of mother’s board, pastor’s aide, Little River Cumberland Valley Assoc., senior choir member, and secretary of Baptist Women’s group. She previously worked as a secretary for Russell Ladd Construction.
Roberta was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Ladd.
She is survived by her sister, Perline Kirby of Bowling Green; sons Henry Ladd (and wife Martha) of Cadiz, Dr. Troy Ladd (and wife Debra) of Indianapolis, Ind., Simon Ladd of Hopkinsville, Michael Ladd of Gracey and Keith Ladd (and wife Barbara) of Dacula, Ga.; daughters Evelyn Baker of Indianapolis, Ind., Marie Civils (and husband Charles) of Dacula, Ga. and Rochell Bush (and husband Michael) of Indianapolis, Ind.; 29 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.