|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1898|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 1961|
Obituary provided by Vera Reeves.
Calico Rock Progress
Jul 27, 1961 – L. L. Langston,
Former Resident Succumbs
Rev. Lancelot L. Langston, widely known and loved minister of the Methodist Church died Tuesday afternoon with in a few hours after being stricken, while on a parish call in the vicinity of Norfork. He was rushed to the hospital in Mtn. Home but efforts to save his life were unsuccessful. At his bedside where his wife, Mrs Pearl Langston and Rev. Maurice Lanier, Pastor of Mtn. Home Methodist Church.
Rev. Langston was born near Pineville on Dec 8, 1898, the son of Mr and Mrs Dempsey Langston. His boyhood was spent in this vicinity and he attended schools here before entering the Methodist Church ministry, being ordained about 1922. He served many of the churches around Calico Rock, including the ones at Olive Branch, Iuka, Flat Rock, Wideman, Spring Creek and Pleasant Grove. In later years and through his career, he served practically all the many churches of North Arkansas Conferences in the role of Pastor and evangelist.
Rev. Langston had been in ill health the past few years but was thought to be gaining and kept up his work in the church. He lived at Mtn. Home and was pastor of the Mtn. Home parish at the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Pearl L. Langston of the home, one daughter, Mrs Beulah Jane Thompson of St. Louis, two brothers, Nelson Langston of Calico Rock and Marl Langston of Shawnee, Okla.; two sisters, Arkie Fountain of California and Rena Burgress of the state of Michigan. One sister, Dora and an infant brother, Harl preceded him in death, besides his parents.
Funeral services will be held at the Calico Rock Methodist Church Sunday, July 30, at 3 o'clock, with Rev. Thomason, District Supt. In charge. Ministers of the North Arkansas Conference will serve as pallbearers.
Pearlie Langston (1901 - 1967)*
Beulah Jane Langston Thompson (1926 - 2015)*
Spring Creek Cemetery
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