Rev. Melvin LaFollette of Redford passed away; services July 23 in Terlingua

Missionary, poet, and novelist, The Reverend Melvin W. LaFollette of Redford, TX passed away July 4. Funeral services will be July 23 at 10 am at Santa Inez in the Terlingua Ghost Town. Padre Mel served the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande in the Big Bend since 1984  and was a community organizer and social activist for residents of both sides of the border. He was 85.

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