Laura Lou Slusser Lafon, 92, of Blacksburg, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at Kroontje Health Care Center in Blacksburgof complications from COVID-19.
She was born in Montgomery County on April 12, 1928, to the late Mark Jennings and Ida Brown Alls Slusser. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lamah Nelson Lafon; a son-in-law, Donald Norris Wilson; brothers Ralph, Logan and Glennie Slusser; and sisters Inez Epperly, Loella Dowdy and Jeannie Pendergrass.
She is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn Wilson, Janice and Mike Jones, twin daughters Rhonda and Johnny Martin and Robin Lafon; grandchildren Phillip Martin, Terri Martin-Baltz and husband, Bubba, Jamie Lytton and wife, Kim and Laura Schatzle and husband, William; great-grandchildren Adam Martin, Charleigh Steele, Joseph Lytton, Gabe Martin, Saleena Lytton and Kailee Lytton; a great-great-grandson, Gabryel Abbott; a brother, Wilbur Slusser and wife, Carole; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend special thanks and appreciation to the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery and the Kroontje Health Care Center staff members for their loving care and attention over the past few months.
There will be no visitation or public services due to COVID-19, only a private graveside service at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, 1300 Progress St., N.W., Blacksburg, Va., 24060.
Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.