Frances “LaFon” Pelt Sorensen, 96, of Houston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 28, 1925 in Leesville, Louisiana to parents James Pelt and Jewell Legg Pelt who preceded her in death along with her beloved husband Robert “Bob” A. Sorensen Sr.; brothers James and Ronnie Pelt; sisters Billie Lou Lodridge and Jimmie Ruth Dixon.
LaFon leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons Bob Sorensen and wife Johny, Jimmy Sorensen and wife Beverly, and Chris Sorensen; grandchildren Robert A. Sorensen III and wife Julie, Jared Sorensen and wife Laurel, Joel Sorensen and wife Kellie, Jamey Sorensen and wife Ashlyn, Krysta Lyndsay, Leslie Woodard and husband Irvin, Jimmy Ray Wynn, Melissa Spence and husband Joseph, and Tiffaney Sorensen Burns; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A visitation for LaFon will be held 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Sterling-White Funeral Home, Highlands, Texas with a graveside service to follow in Sterling-White Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Robert Sorensen, Jared Sorensen, Joel Sorensen, Cameron Sorensen, Jimmy Ray Wynn, and Jamey Sorensen. The family encourages guests to wear masks.
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