Clara Loree Laughlin
Nov. 21, 1937 Oct. 26, 2017
Clara Loree Laughlin, 79, of Pineville, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark. She died from complications of a long illness. She was born on Nov. 21, 1937, in Rolla, Mo., to Russell and Minnie (Folgers) Moore.
She was raised and attended school in Rolla. She was united in marriage to
Earl Dean Laughlin
Sr. on Feb.
1, 1963, in Liberty, Mo., and they shared 51 years together. In 1971 they moved their family to McDonald County, Mo. Besides being a homemaker, she worked for Sunbeam in Neosho, Mo., PRGX in Bentonville, Ark., and the Walmart Home Office in Bentonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Dean Laughlin Sr.; and three brothers, J.T., Charles and George Moore.
Survivors include her three children, Vickie Caulfield (Dan) of Kansas City, Mo., Connie Philippeit Snodgrass (Derwin) of Pleasant Hill, Mo., and Earl Laughlin Jr. (Shannon) of Pineville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Edna Calhoun of Independence, Mo.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
A gathering of family and friends was held on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through the website, www.ozark funeralhome.com.
Arrangements were under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Mo.