Marjorie Helen LaPlant, 91, died at 7:12 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at her residence.She was born in Jamestown, Tn., on April 30, 1920, one of two daughters of Charles & Mary Helen (Martin) Wallick.She married Oscar T. LaPlant on April 28, 1939 at St. Charles, Mo. and they resided in Roxana for many years, where she owned & operated at beauty salon for many years. Later in life they relocated to the Fieldon area where they remained until his death on Oct. 21, 1986.Surviving are a son & daughter in law, Tom & Ellen LaPlant of Godfrey; a daughter, Brenda Harris of Wyoming, Michigan; seven grandchildren & their spouses, Stephanie Harris & Christopher Harris both of Wyoming, Mi., Tim Sinclair of East Alton, Tommy & Kim Hanner of Greer, SC., Jeremy & Julie LaPlant of Dow, Jeffrey & Shannon LaPlant of Godfrey and Jake LaPlant of Godfrey; 12 Great Grandchildren; and a special niece with whom she made her home, Patricia Ogle of Jerseyville.In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Jared Louis LaPlant; and a sister, Mildred Ogle.Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Friday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with the Rev. Mike Adams officiating.Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the Billy Graham Ministries in care of the funeral home.
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