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Opal Langston

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Opal Imogene Langston of Heart, daughter of the late John Allen and Frankie Elizabeth (Mooney) Stroud, was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Peace Valley.

She died on March 5, 2006, at Salem at the age of 75 years.

Opal was married to Boyce Edmond Langston on Sept. 20, 1952, at Salem, and to this union two children were born.

She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homemaker and farmer. She was a member of Heart General Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Terry Langston, and wife, Sandy, of Heart; a daughter, Lisa Langevin, and husband, Patrick, of Heart; a brother, Edd Stroud, and wife, Pauline, of Heart; three sisters, Ethel Hall of Salem, Stella Waltrip of Salem, and Claudene Newberry and husband, Leon, of Salem; six grandchildren, Laneesa Langston Bell, Michael Eaton, Jeremy Langston, T.W. Langevin, Kelsey Langston and Matt Langevin; four great-grandchildren, Jamie Bell, Mackenzie Eaton, Micah Eaton and Brice Langston.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two sisters, Lethia Hollingsworth and Violet Hall; and a brother, Loyd Stroud.

The funeral services were held March 7 at Heart General Baptist Church, with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Interment followed in the Burk's Chapel Cemetery at Heart, with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Bruce Hall, Stanley Hall, Larry Hall, Toby Hall, Ricky Stroud and Freddie Ellis. Memorials may be to Heart General Baptist Church.