Deanna Johnson Ladnier - Smith Profile Photo
1964 Deanna 2024

Deanna Johnson Ladnier - Smith

August 27, 1964 — February 12, 2024

Deanna Lee Johnson Ladnier-Smith born August 27,1964, and passed away February 12, 2024, at the age of 59. She passed peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones after a battle with lung cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joyce (Harrison) and Nicholas "Marvin" Johnson as well as a niece, Sherry Darlene Wilderbrandt. Deanna is survived by her spouse Wendy Smith, children Connie (Rodger) Kelley, Nicholas (Misty) Ladnier, and her bonus child Christy Robinson. She was a loving grandmother to Savannah (Landon) Deakle and great-grandmother to Essie and Allison Deakle. Sisters include Nickie (Bill) Kern and Lindy (Irvin) Gazzier. She is loved and remembered by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

"Dee" graduated from Peter F. Alba High School in 1981. She loved participating with Special Olympics as a mentor with Flo (Reevelon) Thompson as well as vacationing with dear friends Joe Baker and Russell Wilson. Her summers were spent kayaking with her family and friends in Milton, Florida.

Pallbearers include Nicholas Ladnier, Trenton Gazzier, Gregory Hendricks, Irvin Gazzier, Landon Deakle, Jonathan Kern and honorary Bill Kern.


The family would like to thank USA Providence Hospital and staff for the amazing care during such a difficult time.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Deanna Johnson Ladnier - Smith, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Visitation

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 888

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree