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Vesta Louise Ladd

Vesta Louise Ladd, 95, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, January 9, 2020.

She attended Mt. Vernon Church of Christ and New Martin Church of God and worked at Bledsoe County Nursing home for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Ladd; infant son, Jerry Lynn Ladd; son, Alan E. Ladd; daughter, Brenda Gail Ladd; infant granddaughter, Grace Ladd; parents, William G. and Nellie J. Riggs; brothers, Fred Riggs, Robert Riggs, Raymond Riggs; sister, Carzeal Ammons; and cousin Carrie Lee Boyd.

She is survived by her sons, Charles (Margaret) Ladd, Pikeville and Jeff Ladd, Pikeville; grandchildren, Anthony Ladd, Pikeville, Chrissie (Keith) Ladd Morlean, Knoxville, Jeffery C. Ladd, Pikeville, Monica D. Johnson, Crossville, Amanda Johnson, Pikeville, Jessica Seals Blevins, Pikeville and Jason Ladd, Pikeville; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

uneral services were held Sunday, January 12, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Andy Smith officiating.

Burial was in Ladd Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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