Katie Brock Ladd
April 15, 2009
Funeral for Katie Brock Ladd, 67, of Hartselle was Friday, April 17, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Brown officiating.
Burial was in New Center Cemetery.
Mrs. Ladd died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Decatur General Hospital. She was born June 18, 1941, in Walker County to Benjamin F. and Tessie Ivey Brock. She graduated from Morgan County High School in 1959. After a long civil service careeer at several installations, she retired from Maxwell AFB in Montgomery. She was a dedicated long time active member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, a social philanthropic sorority. She especially loved raising money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Harold Kenneth Brock.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth L. Ladd of Hartselle; her mother, Tessie Brock of Hartselle; a brother, James Brock and wife Maudie of Hartselle; two sisters, Brenda Close and husband Tom of Decatur and Bonnie Brock of Phoenix, Ariz.; three nieces, Teresa Paitsel and husband Jeff of Decatur, Deborah Blackwood of Hartselle and Beth Helmick and husband Steve of Columbia, MD; a nephew, Raymond Close and wife Myung Su of Pottong South Korea; nine grand nieces and nephews; and one great-grand niece. She is also survived by her husband’s three brothers and four sisters and their families.
Pallbearers were family and friends.
Honorary pallbearers were the men of ESA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Easter Seals.