2016-06-23 / Obituaries

Marion Violet Laffoon

Funeral services for Marion Violet Laffoon, 74, of Chandler, will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel. Reverends Tommy Derrick and Rick Gray will be officiating the service under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

Marion went to be with her Heavenly Father Sunday, June 19, 2016. She was born Aug. 31, 1941 in Ashdown Arkansas to the late Edgar Wills and Ola McRoy Wills. Marion married John Wayne Laffoon Jan. 7, 1973 and they had two beautiful daughters. She was a strong Christian woman who often spoke about the Lord and attended the Faith Baptist Church in Chandler. Marion truly loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an awesome momma and the best nanny to her family. Marion collected angel and frog figurines that were placed all over her house. She loved to spend time fishing and enjoyed living on the lake.

Marion is preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Edean Moses.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Laffoon; daughters, Donna Mansfield and husband Steve of Troup and Diana Turner and husband Roland of Troup; sisters, Kathryn Phelps, Edna Reyenga, Patsy Grooms and Gladys Brown; granddaughters, Denise Harned of Henderson, April Read of Longview, Arion Crater of Henderson and Katie Turner of Troup; great grandchildren, Corey Bonner, Ian Harned, Natalee Crater, Jathan Pridgen, Guyson Harned, Branson Harned, Addison Crater and Mackenzie Crater and a ton of nieces and nephews.

Online registration and condolences are available at www.cottlefuneralhome.com

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