Pastor Emeritus Rev. Dr. Allen C. “Patot” LaGrange Sr. 85, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 25, 2019 at Ochsner St. Charles Hospital, Luling.
He was son of the late Freddie and Lucille August LaGrange; devoted husband of Irma Lee Robertson LaGrange; father of Cynthia L. Mollaire (DeVairr), Allen C. LaGrange Jr. (Zakiya), Janice L. Charles, Robin L. Boyd (Ronnie), Kim LaGrange, Shelita L. Mott, Clarence Kenner Jr., Theresa Denise Kenner, Frederick Kenner and the late Walter Michael LaGrange; brother of Fabiola L. Louis and the late Marguerite L. Lay; devoted cousin, Slata Mae Hilaire “Minnie.”
He is survived by 27 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A native of Lucy, La., and resident of Boutte.
Rev. LaGrange served as pastor of True Vine Baptist Church for 25 years until retiring December of 2018.
Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of True Vine Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches; members of Second District Missionary Baptist Association, St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court, Kent Material, Ochsner St. Charles, Ochsner St. Anne, Goodwill Industries, and East Jefferson Hospital are invited to say farewell, bearing witness to a legacy of inspiration that will live on for generations.
Interment was at St. Charles Cemetery and Mausoleum, Luling, on Dec. 7.
Serviced by Robottom.