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Margaret May LaFollette

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Thursday, October 15, 1936 - Tuesday, August 28, 2018


Mrs. Margaret May LaFollette of Malvern passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was 81.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Slocomb with Rev. David Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in the Slocomb City Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.  The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until service time.  Mrs. LaFollette was born October 15, 1936 in Geneva County to the late James Hubert and Mittie Cleola Gibbons May.  Margaret was a dedicated woman of faith and member of the First Baptist Church of Slocomb where she was actively involved with the T.E.L. Sunday school class.  She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed the time they shared together at the family beach house.   In addition to her parents, her husband, Thomas Edward LaFollette preceded her in death.  Survivors include her daughters: Debra Marsh, Slocomb, Pam Spivey (Tim), Montgomery, and Kim Snell (Ron), Slocomb; grandchildren: Ashlee Merritt (Brad), Slocomb, Magen Sorrells (Grant), Hartford, Annamarie Merritt, Slocomb, Ben Snell (Anna), Dothan, Lanie Thompson (Seth), Orange Co, CA, and Caitlan Snell, Atlanta, GA; great grandchildren: Evan Sorrells, Aytch Sorrells, Brady Merritt, Avery Grace Merritt, and Locke Snell; special friends, Sandra McAllister, Dothan, and Grace Spivey, Slocomb; several beloved cousins; and other extended family and friends.  Pallbearers will be Grant Sorrells, Brad Merritt, Ben Snell, Neil Holloway, Brian Holloway, and Steven Ridenhour. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Becky Peters, Kindred Home Health, and Kindred Hospice for the love and care they provided to Mrs. LaFollette and the entire family.  

Funeral Service

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

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Karen Gaines

Debra we are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Take comfort in the memories all of you share and the peace of knowing where she is today.

Karen & Robert Gaines
Becky

It has been a true joy taking care of her. She made my job so easy and enjoyable. She gave me a lot of advice that I will hold near and dear to my heart. Thank you for allowing me to care for her.
Judy Fowler

Kim,
Mother and I are holding you and your family close to our hearts in this time of grief. We will continue to pray for peace in your future.

Judy and Billie Fowler
Vanissa Mcmeans

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. The scripture at Rev. 21:3,4 gives me comfort and I hope it does the same for you.
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martha alexander & christine whatley

Margaret was a dear friend for many years. We have shared so many hours together talking and sharing our lives. In fact, my plan was to call her on the day she passed. She was such a brave survivor of a long illness and never was there a complaining moment. Her positive outlook was a pleasure to be around and she was always doing for others. Margaret lived her faith and never gave up despite her illness. In the days ahead, we will all miss her very much. We will keep all of you in our prayers in the days ahead. Love,

Christine Whatley & Martha Whatley Alexander

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