OKOLONA – LaGrone Pack Sr. died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He was born Dec. 30, 1934, to the late Burdine and Millie LaGrone Pack. He was a graduate of Okolona High School and Okolona Junior College. He received a bachelor's degree from Stillman College and a masters's degree from Mississippi State University. He taught in the Mississippi educational system. He was a retired businessman.
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Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Calvary Baptist Church in Okolona. Burial will be in Oddfellows Cemetery with military honors. Fields Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one son, LaGrone Pack Jr. of Okolona; five daughters, Donna Michele Pack of Lewisville, Texas, LaTunia Pack Melton of Yorktown, Va., Kenyatte Pack-Ford of Hendersonville, Tenn., Karen Pack Gray of Marietta, Ga., and Nicole Pack of Newport News, Va.; one sister, Carlene Pack Brown of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Willie LaGrone of Portland, Ore., and Donald Pack of Okolona; a special friend, Larnell Miller; and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Hopkins Pack.
Visitation will be on today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church.
Fields Funeral Home
202 N Olive St Okolona, MS 38860
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Apr. 24, 2014