LaRon Deon Pannell was born in Portland, Oregon on September 26, 1979, to the parentage of Jerry Pannell Jr and Glodell Roland. He entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
He accepted Christ at an early age.
He married Ericka M. Perry on Friday, December 18, 2020. To this union one son was born, Jayce Pannell, and he gained a beautiful daughter, McKenzie Adams. Nothing gave him more joy that taking care of his family.
He was employed with In-Line, now known as AWP for over 6 years. He loved his job and co-workers.
He had a passion for restoring classic cars and riding motorcycles and ATV’s. He was always uplifting others and wanted the young men to see a positive role model in the way in which he lived his life.
He leaves to cherish his love and memory spouse, Ericka M. Perry Pannell, son, Jayce D. Pannell, and daughter, McKenzie T. Adams, all of Sulphur Springs; father, Jerry Pannell Jr, AKA “Tony” of Commerce; mother, Glodell Roland of Sulphur Springs; brother, Brandon J. Mapps of Greenville; sisters, Rolonda A. Pannell Henry (Tony) of Commerce, Roshunda M. Pannell of Fort Worth, Helen M. Pannell of Ft. Worth, Layhanna Rodgers (Darrione) of Grandview, Missouri, Geri A. Adair of Commerce; grandmothers, Verrea Roland of Sulphur Springs, Opal M. Pannell of Commerce; aunt, Lothesia Pratt of Dallas, uncles, Lonzo Roland (Ping) of Moore, Oklahoma, Edward Roland of North Fork Virginia, Larry Roland of Dallas; nephews, Tony Henry II, Dahmyien Rodgers, Khylaun Pearl; and nieces, Christian A. Henry, and Daelyn Rodgers.
Laron was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Jerry Pannell Sr, Ervin Ray Roland; aunt, Seadell Lewis; great-aunts, Vernell McCall and Virginia Wright; and cousin, Berry W. Pannell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021. at Morning Chapel Baptist Church. Interment will follow at St. Luke Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.