July 11, 1939 - May 25, 2020
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Dorothea LaGrone, 80, of Shreveport, LA formerly of Deadwood, Texas will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Deadwood Cemetery Pavillion with Bro. Charles Hall and Bro. Shawn Thrapp officiating. Burial will follow in the Deadwod Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. A viewing will be held 4-7:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020 at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mrs. Dorothea Mae Whittaker LaGrone was born July 11, 1939 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She passed this life May 25, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dorothea was the middle girl of three born to the marriage of Johnnie Franklin and Lois Savell Whittaker. She was raised and schooled at Leesville High School graduating with the class of 1957. She married Lynn LaGrone August 6, 1960 and they celebrated 43 years of marriage and raised three children in a loving Christian home before he preceded her in death in 2004. Dorothea worked as a longtime mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Logansport, Louisiana, active in the W.M.U., and the Flatwoods V.F.D. She loved spending time with family, the outdoors, flower gardening, crafts and painting. She is also preceded in death by parents. Mrs. LaGrone is survived by her son, Kevin LaGrone and wife Paula of Beaumont; daughters, Marlene LaGrone of Shreveport, and Lynnette Alford and husband Chad of Joaquin; sisters, Gwen Howard of Shreveport, Shirley Miller and husband Tom of Woodstock, GA; grandchildren, Jody LaGrone of Deadwood, Monica Roberts and husband Travis of Austin, and Jesseca Curley and husband Jason of Spring; Autumn Alford and Adeline Alford both of Joaquin; great grandchildren, Gavin Curley and June Roberts; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Jody LaGrone, Gary Henderson, Doug Miller, Clifford Eubanks, Jason Curley, and Stanley Creech. The family wishes to thank the Willis Knighton Hospice for their exceptional care. Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Logansport.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Dorothea LaGrone, 80, of Shreveport, LA formerly of Deadwood, Texas will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Deadwood Cemetery Pavillion with Bro. Charles Hall and Bro. Shawn Thrapp officiating. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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