A memorial service for Mavalene LaGrone will be held on April 17, 2021, at 2 p.m. Pastor R. Keith Elliott will officiate the service at the First Free Will Baptist Church located in Opelika, Alabama.Mrs. LaGrone, who died on April 4 at East Alabama Medical Center, was born on July 29, 1940 in Marion County, Alabama. Mrs. LaGrone was the last original member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Opelika, which both of her parents cofounded. Mrs. LaGrone dedicated her life to Christ and was a devoted wife and mother of three. She was a loving and caring woman who touched many people’s hearts. However, she has been called home to join our Lord in his heavenly home.
Mrs. LaGrone was the widow of James Rudolph LaGrone of Opelika. She is survived by her three children, Angela (Rick) Love of Dadeville, Alabama, Ron LaGrone of Opelika and Judy (Ricky) Lynn of Navarre, Florida, her sister, Julie (Ronald) Hugley of Opelika, her grandchildren, Daniel Love, Nash Love, Jeremiah (Patrick) Lynn, Jamison (Bambi) Lynn, Kelly (Steven) Molina, her great grandchildren, Ashton Love, Chad Lynn, Parker Lynn as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.