Mr. Lee Alan LaFollette

Published 3:54 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2018

FIVE POINTS, Ala. — Mr. Lee Alan LaFollette, 80, of Five Points, Ala. died Sunday Oct. 14, 2018 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Mr. LaFollette was an active member of Trinity Baptist Church in Roanoke, Ala. He is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Ala., where he was an outstanding baseball player. Upon graduation from high school, he signed a contract to play with the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army having served 20 years in the Alabama National Guard. He worked for McClendon Trucking Company in LaFayette as a dispatcher for approximately 20 years. He was an active member of the Five Points Volunteer Fire Department for more than 30 years.

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Mr. LaFollette is survived by his wife, Judy Liles LaFollette of Five Points; three sons, Greg (Denise) LaFollette of Ohatchee, Ala., Gary (Kristy) LaFollette of Slidell, La., and Grant (Christy) LaFollette of Chelsea, Ala.; one step daughter, Sarah Noles of Dandridge, Tenn., a sister-in-law, Jane (Wayne) Prewire of Greensboro, Ala., eight grandchildren, one great grandchild and one deceased grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. CDT on Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018 at the Trinity Baptist Church in Roanoke with the Rev. Jeff Burns officiating. Internment will follow at the Five Points Cemetery on Co Rd 258 Five Points, Ala.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018 at Trinity Baptist Church in Roanoke.

On line condolences may be sent to Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette, is in charge of arrangements.