Frances LaFitte went to be with our Lord and Savior around 4 pm on Tuesday, April 10th, not long after her 96th birthday. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward LaFitte and sons, Jimmy Larry LaFitte, Harold LaFitte, and Jerry Franz LaFitte.
She is survived by son Jean LaFitte and his family, daughter Mari Collins and son-in-law Michael, daughter Vivian Gereau and son-in-law Gary, son Gayland LaFitte and daughter-in-law Melanie, and special friend Joe Commander.
She was known to many as "Mamaw" and left behind 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
Frances LaFitte was born in Palestine, Texas and was one of 12 children. She is also survived by siblings Sadie Long, Bill Jones, Betty Arnette, Earline Fletcher, and Darlene Harrison. She had numerous nieces and nephews as well.
Graveside services for Frances LaFitte are scheduled for 3 pm Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Chapel of the Air at Land of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 2-3 pm at Land of Memory Cemetery prior to the graveside service.
View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.
Published on April 11, 2018