Eugenia M. Ladd died Thursday, October 22, 2009 at Duke Medical Center. She was born in Durham to the late Willie E. and Servada Barbee Massey. A longtime member of Carr United Methodist Church, Mrs. Ladd retired from Duke University where she worked as a secretary for the dean of the school’s Physics Dept.
Mrs. Ladd is survived by her son, Richard C. Ladd, II and wife, Debbie, of Rocky Mount, NC; her sister, Dorothy Parsons of Rock Hill, SC; two grandchildren: Kyle Ladd and Allison Ladd, both of Raleigh, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin.
Graveside services will be held 12:00 PM Sunday, October 25, 2009 at Maplewood Cemetery, Section 2, with the Reverend Roberta Byram presiding. Friends may visit with the family following the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Duke Children’s Hospital, Office of Development, 512 South Mangum St., Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701.
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