September 12, 1930 - August 18, 2019
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Willis LaGrone, 88, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Deadwood Cemetery with Rev. Stephen Hill officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mr. Willis Browning LaGrone was born September 12, 1930 in Deadwood, Texas. He passed this life August 18, 2019 in Tenaha, Texas. He was one of ten children born to the marriage of Allen Jackson of and Etta Mae Plunkett LaGrone. Willis was raised and schooled in Deadwood. He married Ann Aaron January 15, 1949 and they celebrated 51 years of marriage before she preceded him in death in 2000. Mr. LaGrone spent his career in the oil field working for Wheeles Drilling and as a chicken rancher for Tyson Foods. Willis was a loving family man and wonderful father to his children and grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his parents, son, Keith LaGrone, and many siblings. Mr. LaGrone is survived by his son, Daryle LaGrone and wife Becky of Tenaha; daughter, Gail Anders of Deadwood; brother, Charles LaGrone of Lafayette, LA; grandchildren, Wendy Gay and husband Donnie of Tenaha, Tiffany Sherrod of Tenaha, Kade LaGrone and wife Amy of Carlsbad, NM, Lindsey Anders of Deadwood; nine great grandchildren, Mallory Martinez and fiancé Brian Wright, Peyton Martinez, Katelyn Martinez, Riley Sherrod, Kace Sherrod, Zoe Jasso, Abi Jasso, Keith LaGrone and Caroline LaGrone; many other relatives and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Dale LaGrone, Kent Hutchins, Carlos Jasso, Jason Harrison, Hunter LaGrone, and Dallas Boothe; honorary pallbearers will be, Allen Portman, Craig Wimberly, Mike LaGrone, Jack LaGrone, Sherman Spradley and Shaun Harris.
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