Funeral service for Lou Ann Larson, 67, of Brownfield, TX will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Brownfield First Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Horton officiating and Dr. Matt Baird assisting. Burial will follow at Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Brownfield Funeral Home.
Lou Ann Hadley Larson was born November 30, 1952, in Clovis, New Mexico to John R. and Evelyn Hadley. She was the 5th of their 6 children. She passed from this life on November 20, 2020. Lou Ann graduated from Texico High School in May of 1970 and attended New Mexico State University, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She married Raymond Lee Larson, December 19, 1971, at the First Baptist Church in Texico, New Mexico.
Lou Ann was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brownfield, Texas. In past years, she had taught Sunday School, worked with Acteens, the Youth Group and Special Friends. She has been involved in the Special Friends Retreat in Floydada as well as Special Ed Lab School, during Sunday School Week at Glorieta, New Mexico. Lou Ann enjoyed volunteering in reading groups at Central Elementary School in Artesia. Lou Ann had been employed by T.S.T. Paraffin Service/Key Energy Services, Inc. for over 30 years.
Lou Ann is preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Evelyn; an older brother, Raymond Cornell Hadley, and older sister, Lanetta Gale Hadley Harrison.
She is survived by her husband of almost 49 years, their son, Kevin Hadley Larson and wife Tazley, of Clovis, New Mexico; their daughter Kayla Jenee Larson Parrish and husband Scott, of Artesia, New Mexico. Lou Ann also has an adopted son, Emmanuel Okoro and wife Rose, of Katy, Texas. Her grandchildren include Baylor, Briar, and Bridger Larson of Clovis, New Mexico; Jordan Parrish and wife Cassidi, of Lubbock, Texas; Jaci, Jadyn and Jacob Parrish of Artesia, New Mexico; and Xavier, Joshua, Ivana, and Jesse Okoro of Katy, Texas. She is also survived by two sisters Lavena Jean Smith of Farwell, Texas, Linda Sue Harrison of Clovis, New Mexico, brother, Richard Dwight Hadley of Texico, New Mexico, an adopted brother, Keith Scott of Lubbock, Texas. Lou Ann is also leaving behind many nieces and nephews and many “adopted” children.
In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to Central Elementary School Library, 301 Bulldog Blvd. Artesia, New Mexico 88210.