The Woodward News

May 20, 2014

Nada Beth (Ladd) Rowland

Nada Beth (Ladd) Rowland passed from this life on May 11, 2014, after a short battle with cancer.

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. —

Nada Beth (Ladd) Rowland passed from this life on May 11, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. She was born June 18, 1943, to Loyd and Ilo (Helmick) Ladd in the home at Vici, OK. All of her schooling years were at Vici Public Schools. A few years later, she attended Enid School of Business earning her business degree, which she put to good use working at the Dodge City Sale Barn, various oilfield office jobs, managing apartment complexes and other business related jobs. She married Leroy Cunningham on June 12, 1959, and to this union one daughter was born, Tawnya LeAnn. In 1964, Nada Beth married Preston Beaty Osborn at Las Vegas, NV. They made their home in Dodge City, KS, for nine years.

Nada Beth liked to go dancing, but she enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and great-granddaughter most of all. While the boys were growing up, whatever they wanted to do, she was all for it and joined in on the fun!

Nada Beth was preceded in death by her parents Loyd and Ilo Ladd, sister and husband Myra and Carl Nebhut, brother and wife Marvin and Marty Ladd, sisters Leona Newman and Linda Hill, husband Beaty Osborn, and nephew Billy Newman.

She is survived by daughter Tawnya LeAnn Mangrum and husband Mike of Fay, OK; grandsons Cody Petty and wife Gayla of Fay, OK, Ryan Petty and wife Kim of Watonga, OK, and James Mangrum of Fletcher, OK; great-granddaughter Mariah Petty of Fay, OK; brother Gary Ladd and wife Rita of Woodward, OK; aunt Ima Jean Helmick; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held on Thursday May 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church, Vici, Oklahoma with interment following in Sunnyside Cemetery, Vici, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family and Memorial Tribute viewed at Shaw Funeral Home of Vici