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Bertha Mae Rester Ladner
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1905
Pearl River County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1941
Pearl River County
Mississippi, USA

Daughter of Andrew Jackson Rester
and Eliza Gipson Rester.

Bertha Mae Rester married Robert F. "Bob" Ladner on 4 February 1928 in Magnolia, Pike County, MS.

Children of Robert F. "Bob" Ladner
and Bertha Mae Rester Ladner:
Nimocks Foyl
Robert Derwood
Nelda Jean
Donald Aaron
Beatrice Jacquelyn
Shirley Mae

Bertha Mae Rester Ladner died on 5 March 1941-- four days after the birth of her sixth child. She was 36 years old.

The below article was taken from the The Weekly Democrat, Poplarville, Pearl River County, Mississippi, Thursday, March 6, 1941.

Ladner Rites Set Friday

Mrs. Bertha Mae Ladner, 36, died at 9 o'clock Wednesday night in the Poplarville hospital following complications after the birth of a daughter last Saturday. Funeral services have been scheduled for Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Poplarville Baptist Church with interment in the Poplarville cemetery. Reverend L. E. Green will officiate.

Mrs. Ladner was one of the most beloved ladies in Poplarville, very friendly, devoted to her family and a wide interest in affairs of the community. She was born January 21, 1905, the daughter of A. J. and Eliza Gipson Rester of this county. She worshipped at the Baptist church from which her services will be held.

Surviving Mrs. Ladner are her widower, Robert F. Ladner, Poplarville, five children, Nimocks Foyle, Robert Durwood, Donald A., Beatrice and Shirley Ann, the latter having been born Saturday and doing well; her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Rester, Poplarville; four brothers, Hubert, Sollie, Jesse and J. P. Rester, Poplarville; and two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Campbell and Mrs. Elvie McClendon, Poplarville.

McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Note: The article inadvertently left out one child, a daughter, Nelda Jean. Also, Shirley Ann was later renamed Shirley Mae after her Mother.
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson Rester (1879 - 1966)
  Eliza Gipson Rester (1879 - 1955)
  Robert F. Ladner (1904 - 1972)*
  Robert Derwood Ladner (1930 - 1989)*
  Beatrice Jacquelyn Ladner Morin (1938 - 1988)*
  Hubert Levi Rester (1901 - 1973)*
  Bertha Mae Rester Ladner (1905 - 1941)
  Ruby Rester Campbell (1907 - 2003)*
  Hiram Sollie Rester (1909 - 1977)*
  Elvie Rester McClendon (1911 - 1995)*
  Jesse LeRay Rester (1917 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Poplarville Cemetery
Pearl River County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Colonel Don Ladner
Record added: Apr 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35637476
Bertha Mae <i>Rester</i> Ladner
Added by: Colonel Don Ladner
Bertha Mae <i>Rester</i> Ladner
Added by: Colonel Don Ladner
Bertha Mae <i>Rester</i> Ladner
Added by: Colonel Don Ladner
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