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Norma Lee Ladd, 81, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, passed away at home, Monday, December 20, 2016. She was born June 5, 1935 to Lloyd and Hazel (Blevins) James in Braggs, Oklahoma.
She graduated from Muskogee Central High School in 1953 and furthered her education at the University of Oklahoma. Norma worked at OG&E for 8 years and was also a secretary to the hospital administrator at Deaconess in Oklahoma City for 3 years.
Norma married the love of her life, George H. Ladd M.D. on August 19th, 1956 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They shared over 60 years of life and a happy marriage together, they were blessed with a daughter and son.
She became a member of First Baptist Church Muskogee in 1968, where she served as teacher to multiple bible study groups. She was also very involved with her community, she was a member of the Muskogee Service League and PEO. "Minna" as she is known by her grandchildren, will always be remembered for her love for her children, grandchildren, and many friends.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents Lloyd James and Hazel Marshall.
She is survived by husband, George H. Ladd M.D.; daughter,Lyn Langenberg and husband Mark of The Woodlands, TX; son Michael Ladd and wife Lucia of Coronado, CO; grandchildren, Will Langenberg, Evan Langenberg, Sabrina Ladd; sister, Dolores Lunsfords of Tulsa, OK; along with numerous friends that will miss her dearly.
A private family interment will be at 12P.M. Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, followed by a celebration of life service at 1:30P.M. at First Baptist Church Muskogee, with Dr. Johnny Derouen officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association online @ alz.org or by mail to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or the Muskogee First Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 111 S 7th St, Muskogee OK 74401.
Funeral services were under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
Published on December 23, 2016
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