Marlene Jean LaPrade

Marlene Jean LaPrade, age 84 of Callaway, VA went to be with the Lord with her family by her side on Monday, March 1, 2021. Marlene was born on April 20, 1936. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Hettie Sink (Hall); brother, Lewis Sink; and sister, Doris Pickeral; brother-in-law, Johnny Shreve; and great-grandson, Kendall Shortt. She is survived by her husband of over 45 years, Loyd Clifton LaPrade; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey Overstreet and Carolyn Brooks, Dale and Amanda Overstreet, and Stacy and Belinda Overstreet; sister, Joyce Shreve; brother and sister-in-law, Carlton & Gail Sink; grandchildren, Melissa Brooks (Keith), Jessica Shortt (Daniel), Monica Holland (Brandon), Joshua Overstreet, Tyler Overstreet, Keryston Hutson, Aminee Hutson, Angelina Overstreet and Casey Overstreet; great-grandchildren, Lane Shortt, Lena Shortt, and Kensley Shortt, Brianna Jones, Sean Mullins, Maliyah McGhee, Jaylynn Brooks, Jaxson Overstreet, Layne Mohler. A special thanks to her granddaughter and her husband Monica and Brandon for being her caregivers the last few years of her life. Marlene was a homemaker all of her life. She loved staying home and raising her boys. Marlene enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She always had a smile on her face. The viewing will be at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Rocky Mount on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 5-8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Woodlawn Baptist Church at 2 pm with Pastor Eddie Hawks officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Church of the Brethren Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and food donations (due to Covid) please consider a donation to assist with final expanses, P.O. Box 763, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.