Martha LaFrance

Obituary of Martha LaFrance

Martha Storie 'Marty' LaFrance, age 71, of Juniper Dr., Boone, passed away May 31, 2021. Born May 9, 1950 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Stanford and Gertrude Norris Storie. Marty is survived by her husband, Dan LaFrance; son, Chris Tugman of Deep Gap; brother Richard Storie and wife, Roxie, of Hickory; sister-in-law, Linda Tugman Johnson and husband, Johnny, of Boone; and brothers-in-law, Joe Tugman and wife, Sally, of Mountain City, TN and Frank Tugman and wife, Martha, of Deep Gap. A number of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Johnnie Tugman; sisters, Tudy, Smitty and Libby; and brothers, Bart and Buddy. Celebration of Life servicers for Marty will be conducted Saturday morning, June 5th, at 11 o'clock at Boone Advent Christian Church, officiated by Ministers Gordon Noble and Pastor Mitch Marlow. Graveside services will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens. Online condolences may be shared at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the LaFrance family.
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