Clarence J. Ladd, 61, of near Williford died Jan. 28, 2002, in Williford.
Born Dec. 14, 1940, in Williford, he was the son of Clarence J. Ladd and Sadie M. Abney Ladd.
He married Mary Smith Oct. 24, 1960, in Aurora, Ill. He was a heavy equipment operator and was employed for many years by L&N Construction Comp-any in Mountain View. He was a Christian and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife; a son, David Ladd and his wife, Lisa, of Williford; two grandchildren -- Logan and Hope Ladd of Williford; and a brother, Noah Wayne Ladd and his wife, Ann, also of Williford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a granddaughter, Carly Dawn Ladd.
A graveside service was Jan. 30 at the Bradford Cemetery in Williford with Floyd Rickard officiating.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Oakes, Rudy Powell, Ronald Greene, Jeff Hall, Randall Powell and David Green.
Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.