Shawnee resident Edith R. McLaughlin, 83, died Thursday, May 29, 2008, at a local hospital in Shawnee.


Shawnee resident Edith R. McLaughlin, 83, died Thursday, May 29, 2008, at a local hospital in Shawnee.
She was born on June 8, 1924, in Tecumseh, to Jessie and Nina (Nalley) Stone.
She attended West Valley View School.
On April 10, 1944, to Chester McLaughlin.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed her family, in particular her grandchildren and great-grandson, and loved cooking.
She was preceded in death by his parents, husband, Chester, two sisters, Odell Burgess and Dixie Ruminer, four brothers, Olen, Pat, Floyd and Orby.
Survivors include her two sons and daughter-in-law, Steve and wife Melanie McLaughlin of Shawnee, David McLaughlin of Shawnee, two grandchildren, granddaughter, Brandi and husband Chris Nowakowski of Shawnee, grandson, Scott McLaughlin stationed in Iraq and great-grandson, Ethan Nowakowski of Shawnee.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Walker Funeral Service with the Rev. Leroy Kerbo. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery, Tecumseh.