The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Obituaries

April 29, 2014

Darla Lafon

GREENVILLE — Darla Katherine Lafon, 61, passed away April 26, 2014, in Greenville.

Darla was born on Jan. 9, 1953, to David E. and Ila Faye Newman in Portland, Ore. Darla would meet and later marry Mack Lafon, the love of her life. Darla would create a warm and loving home for her husband and children. Darla had many interests in life, but her passion was her family. She loved spending time with her husband, children and grandson. Her warm heart, open arms and infectious smile will truly be missed.

Darla was preceded in death by her grandparents; her sister, Debbie; her daughter, Billie Marie; and her nephew, Daniel.

Those left to celebrate her life include her husband, Master Sgt. Mack Lafon (ret.); sons Christopher Lafon and wife Jenny and David Lafon and wife April; grandson Christian Tyler, her pride and joy; her parents, David and Ila Newman; a brother, Dale Newman; sister Denice Brown; as well numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, friends and neighbors.

Her funeral service is at 11 a.m. today the following day at Peters Funeral Home. A private interment will be held at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.petersfh.com and www.heraldbanner.com.

 

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