Eula Vaughn Smith Ladner

April 7, 1930December 2, 2012

Eula Vaughn "Bunk" Ladner, 82, of Poplarville, Mississippi died Sunday, December 2, 2012 in the care of her family.

Ms. Ladner was a retired machine operator with Movie Star, Inc. and a member of Juniper Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.

Eula will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Russell Randolph and Genevia Breland Smith; one daughter, Vickie VanSlyke; six sisters, Eunice Cowart, Doris Harriel, Elizabeth Glover, Zelda Breazeale, Genevie Parkman, and Ruba Belle McGeehee.

Survivors include one son, James (Suzanne) Ladner of LaPlace, LA; one daughter, Rosalind (Billy) Ragland of Crystal Springs, MS; three grandchildren, Leigh Ann Ladner, Gabriel VanSlyke, and Jaime-Suzanne Ladner.

Friends are invited to attend her funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at White Funeral Home, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470 with interment following in the Juniper Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends and have visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Ladner Family at .

White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982.



  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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