- Winn Parish Enterprise, 18 Apr 1935
"Mrs. Mary E. Lasyone, 83 years, 1 month, and 25 days of age, died at the home of her son, R. A. Lasyone, in Verda, Saturday, April 13, 1935.
Funeral services were conducted at the Verda Baptist Church Sunday, April 14th with the Rev. G. B. Foster in charge.
Mrs. Lasyone was born February 18, 1852, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Sackett of the Black Creek Community. She was the wife of John B. Lasyone. She was a devoted member of the Baptist Church of Verda, a loving mother, and a friend to all who knew her.
The surviving children are R. A. Lasyone, Verda; R. J. and R. R. Lasyone, Winnfield; W. S. Lasyone, Dry Prong; step children: Mrs. J. M. Lashley and F. E. Lasyone, Atlanta, Route 2; Mrs. A. J. Keith, Dry Prong, Route 2; A. Lasyone and Mrs. Senda [sic Serena] Lashley of Verda."
[Src: Find A Grave, Ron Manley]