|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2007|
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church for LaVern Elrod, 88, Durant, who passed away Friday, April 27, 2007, at Oak Ridge Nursing Center in Durant. Rev. Greg Tolle and Rev. Fred Ward will officiate.
She was born Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1919, in Cade to John Alvie Praytor and Patsy Mae (Spann). She married Joseph H. Elrod on June 14, 1978, in Durant. A lifelong resident of Bryan County, she enjoyed working in her flower garden, cooking and traveling on vacation. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and loved going to church. She was also a member of Eastern Star. She will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her brother Lester Praytor and sister Ellie Mae Moore.
She is survived by her husband Joseph of the home; sister Dellie Owens, Durant; stepson Terry Elrod, Silver City, N.M.; stepdaughters Wilma Elrod, Dallas, Texas, Annie Maness, Gonzales, Texas, Gina Elrod, Eureka, Calif.; special friends Carolyn Mabry and Pat Britt, both of Durant, and Margo Coverstone, Silo; two step grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Burial will be held at Highland Cemetery in Durant, with Michael Praytor, David Praytor, Johnny Moore, Pat Robinson, Larry Harkey and Larry Praytor serving as pallbearers.
Family hour will be held from 3-4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Read more: Durant Daily Democrat - LaVern Elrod 88
Joseph Elrod (1916 - 2009)
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Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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