Obituary of James C. Ladner
James C. Ladner, age 83, of Picayune, Mississippi entered eternal life on June 15, 2020 surrounded by the comfort and love of his family. James was born on March 20, 1937 in Perkinston, Mississippi. He graduated from Picayune Memorial High School in 1955. James accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1956. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in vocational agriculture and history in 1962. In 1974, he opened Picayune Door Sales and continued operating the business until his retirement in the early 2000's. James was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist church and The Gideons International. He enjoyed traveling in his RV in his spare time.
James is survived by his wife Janice Rayborn Ladner; son Kendall Ladner (GeAnna); daughter Deidre "Dee Dee" Lee (Faron); grandchildren Amanda Rodgers(Steve), Ashley Monnett (Jared), Emily Lamonte, Adam Ladner (Jamie), Kaleb Lee (Rose Anna), Ian Ladner, Ethan Lee, and Laura Ducote (Aaron); and great-grandchildren Avery Rodgers, Olivia Rodgers, Phoenix Monnett, Gryphen Monnett, Kyrin Monnett, Deunan Lamonte, Winry Lamonte, Katelynn Ancalade, Chelsea Ladner, Carter Ladner, Elizabeth Lee, Amelia Lee, and Joshua Roberts.
He is preceded in death by his son Dale B. Ladner; father Oris "Bill Johnson" Ladner; mother Ethel Spiers Ladner Saucier; step-father Edward Saucier; and sister Jewel Johnson.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 24 Ladner Lane in Picayune, Mississippi. A Graveside Service will take place at 1:30 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church Cemetery in Picayune, Mississippi. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Ladner, please visit Tribute Store
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