Julia Juanita Maltbie Ladd
Julia Juanita Maltbie Ladd
  • November 15, 1936 - April 21, 2017
  • Alabama

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Funeral Service will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Julia Juanita Maltbie Ladd, 80, of Gadsden who passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. Rev. Ray Johnson will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.
Juanita was a loving wife and mother who provided exceptional care for her husband of 48 years in his declining years. Juanita was an Avon Representative for over 40 years and grew to love her customers as friends. She received many awards as a representative.
Juanita was a member of Oak Park Baptist Church and loved her church family. She was a woman of strong faith in God. She served many years on the Quality of Life Board.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy H. Ladd, Sr.; parents, Ernest and Lena Maltbie; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Survivors include her children, Roy H. Ladd, Jr.; Edwin Ladd and wife Mary; Julia Spinks and husband Larry; Virginia "Gennie" Curtis; Thresea Epps and husband, Devin; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren 3 great great grandchildren and special niece and daughter of the heart, Glenda Roden.
Pallbearers will be Alan Curtis, Eric Curtis, James Ryan Ladd, Benjamin Spinks, Michael Sweetin and Adam Talley.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Dr. Oluwole Akisanya for his years of loving care, Candy and Michael Sweetin for their love and willingness to help, Anna and Adam Talley for their ever present love, Alan Franklin, a special neighbor.
Special thanks to Gadsden Health and Rehab 6th Hall Staff and Noland Hospital at St. Vincent's East 8th floor staff.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home and Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.