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Ed Lagrone

Ed Lagrone

September 25, 1928 - September 21, 2019
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Obituary

Luther Edward “Ed” Lagrone, United States Army, Retired, age 90, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019.
Born September 25, 1928 at Boydell in Ashley County, AR, he was a son of the late Luther Bunion Lagrone and Doris Williams Lagrone. He graduated from Dermott High School in 1946.

Mr. Lagrone enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in 1946 and served with distinction, receiving the Bronze Star Medal with three oak clusters and other decorations. He was stationed in Germany, and saw two tours of duty in Korea and one tour in Vietnam. He retired in 1971 as Chief Warrant Officer-3 after 24 years of service.

He then began his second career working for the Arkansas Department of Corrections, retiring in 1993 as Warden of the Diagnostic Unit after 20 years of service.

Mr. Lagrone was a member of White Hall First Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Ouida Beane.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Louise Shepard Lagrone; his children, Barbara Ann Copeland (Mick), Wayne Lagrone, Rick Lagrone (Patricia), and Bobby Lagrone (Becky); his siblings, Kenny Lagrone (Darlene), Curtis Lagrone (Marie), and Della Jane Gladden; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; along with a number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at White Hall First Baptist Church with Brother Paul Williams and Brother Jim Monroe officiating. Burial with Military Funeral Honors will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery by Robinson & Fuller White Hall Funeral Chapel.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at White Hall First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Young at Heart Group at White Hall First Baptist Church, 8708 Dollarway Road, White Hall, AR 71602.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church of White Hall
    Address
    8708 Dollarway Rd.
    White Hall, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    First Baptist Church of White Hall
    Address
    8708 Dollarway Rd.
    White Hall, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address
    6707 Dollarway Road
    Pine Bluff, AR 71602
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Lisa Williams

Posted at 04:05pm
I'm so sorry Aunt Louise, Ricky, Bobby. While there are tears here, I can imagine the laughter and the hugs going on in heaven. Hugs and prayers!
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Shirley Williams Bryant

Posted at 10:04am
So sorry to hear of cousin Edwards passing. He was loved by everyone. Thoughts and prayers!
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Jo Anne Williams

Posted at 05:44pm
I would have loved to see that reunion! So sorry I 'm in Alabama a nd can't be there. My thoights and prayers are with you all.(
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Scotty McCullough

Posted at 01:50pm
My condolences to Ed's Family. May GOD Bless Ed and his Family
Scotty McCullough
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DAV White Hall Chapter 12

Posted at 01:22pm
"Ed Lagrone" will remain in our hearts forever.
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