Obituary – Thela Mae Alagood

Thela Mae Alagood
January 15, 1925 – May 24, 2022

Thela Mae Alagood, 97, of Little Rock, passed away May 24, 2022. Born January 15, 1925, in Marietta, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Charlie Aldon and Myrtle Mae Johnson Bigham.

A graduate of East Central State College in Ada, Oklahoma, she was a devoted wife and homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Little Rock.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Laverne Alagood; her daughter, Pamela Taylor; sister, Patricia Willis and a brother, Wendell Bigham.

She is survived by her son Greg Alagood (Laura), and her daughter, Nancy Meredith (Dennis), all of Little Rock; son-in-law, Larry Taylor of Garland, Texas; grandchildren, Leah (Peter), Lana (Taylor), John (Kara), Rebecca, David, Daniel (Holly) and Kevin; three great-grandchildren, Nolan, Brennan, and Rylan, as well as several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

Entombment will be with her husband at Pinecrest Mausoleum in Alexander, Arkansas. The family wishes to thank the kind caregivers at Nursing and Rehab at Good Shepherd. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 North Mississippi Street, Little Rock, AR 72207. To sign the online guestbook, click “Add A Memory” at:

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