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McLaughlin

Graveside services for Rose Ellis McLaughlin, 92, were held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Forest Grove Cemetery near Rockdale with Minister Lance Walch of Forest Grove Christian Church officiating.

Ms. McLaughlin died Thursday, Aug. 30, at her home in Austin.

She was born March 8, 1920, in Lee County to James A. and Elizabeth (Nunley) Ellis.

Ms. McLaughlin had lived in Austin since 1956 and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Elwood Ellis, Hobby Ellis, James Lee Ellis and twins, William and Johnnie Ellis; a sister, Mozelle Osbourne; and a son-in-law, John Thomson.

Survivors are two sons, Eugene McLaughlin and wife Verna of Eugene, Oregon, Alfred McLaughlin and wife Olga of Amarillo; a daughter, Elaine Thomson of Austin; and a sister, Dorothy Harris of Bastrop; also, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


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