Laura R.Hargrove, age 92 of LaGrange, KY passed
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away on Saturday, January 11, 2014.
Laura was born on March 4, 1921. She
graduated from LaGrange High School;
continued her education at Bryant and
Stratton Business College. Laura served
as Oldham County Circuit Clerk for 24
years and was an honorary clerk of the
State Court of Appeals. She was a member
of LaGrange Homemakers for 50 plus
yrs. She taught Sunday school for 20 yrs
and was a faithful member of DeHaven Baptist Church.
She was a Kentucky Colonel.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George T.
and Laura Belle Neal Ransdell; her husband of 49 years,
William H. Hargrove, Jr.; her son, Dennis G. Hargrove;
two brothers, Rev. John and Dr. Neal Ransdell; three sisters,
Corinne Gabbard, Mary Armstrong and Kathleen
She is survived by her daughters, Elaine H. Cundiff
(Michael) and Sheila H. Broyles (Roy) both of Crestwood,
KY and Donna H. Wilkes (Steve) of Suwanee, GA;
daughter-in-law, Rosann K. Hargrove; eight grandchildren
and 19 great-grandchildren; one brother, George
W. Ransdell (Marie) of Osprey, FL; one sister, Geneva
Wright of Bedford, KY; two sister-in-laws, Marquerite
Ransdell of Cross Plains, TX and Virginia Ransdell of
Bowling Green, KY.
She was a loving, faithful wife, a kind and caring mother,
grandmother and great-grandmother. She had many
wonderful lifetime friends whom she cherished. She
inspired others through her words and actions. She will
be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday,
January 21, 2014 at DeHaven Baptist Church, LaGrange,
KY. Visitation will be from 10-2 pm prior to the service.
The family has chosen a private burial at Valley of Rest
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to the James Brown Cancer Institute, Hosparus of
Louisville or DeHaven Baptist Church.
Published in The Oldham Era on Jan. 16, 2014
Oldham County Funeral Home
706 West Jefferson Street La Grange, KY 40031