Earline Susie LaLonde
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Earline Susie LaLonde
Earline Susie LaLonde, age 77, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 in Odessa, TX. She was born on September 8, 1944 in Union, MS to Delmar and Maxine (Barrett) Dorman. Susie married Roger Lee Lalonde on November 24, 1960 in Midland, TX and they shared 36 wonderful years together until his passing in 1996.
Susie grew up in Mississippi and Texas with 8 siblings. Her and Roger had six children and lived in Kermit, Texas and Belen, New Mexico. She was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church where she attended with her five children. She was a Sunday school teacher and her husband drove the church bus. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading romance novels and shopping. Family was the most important thing to her. She dearly loved her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids and enjoyed being a wife, mother, and grandmother.
Susie is survived by her sons: Johnny LaLonde and wife Sheila and Rodney Lee LaLonde, all of Kermit, TX; David LaLonde and wife Cynthia and Scott LaLonde and wife Jennifer, all of Los Lunas, NM; daughter: Laura Tabet and husband Charles of Bosque Farms, NM; sisters: Jean Foxworth and husband Ray of Brandon, MS and Martha Tucker and husband Charles of Robert Lee, TX; grandchildren: Tiffany and wife Yvette, Lacy, Natalie and husband Thomas, Jonas and fiance Heather, Sebastian, Gabrielle, Zachary, Garrett, Jeremy and wife Maudie, and Jason and wife Zulma; and great-grandchildren: Gabriel, Sophia, Sadie, Wren, Emmerlynn, Madelynn, Jalynn, Quaid, Scarlett, Mateo, and one on the way.
Susie was preceded in death by her husband: Roger LaLonde; parents: Delmar and Maxine Dorman; daughter: Michelle Denise LaLonde; brother: Charlie Dorman; twin sister: Lurline Russell; and sisters: Bessie Page, Joan Warren, and Linda Brown.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10:00 am Grace Temple Baptist Church in Kermit, TX, officiated by Doug Bates. Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery. Pallbearers will include: Jeremy Tabet, Jason Tabet, Zachary LaLonde, Sebastian LaLonde, Thomas Shropshire, and Gabriel Garcia. Honorary pallbearers are Tiffany Castro, Lacy LaLonde, Natalie Shropshire, Jonas LaLonde, Gabrielle LaLonde, and Garrett LaLonde.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to St. Judes or the local 4H organization.
Arrangements are entrusted to Family Service Funeral Parlor and condolences may be sent to the family at www.fs-fp.com.