Frances McLaughlin

Obituary of Frances W. McLaughlin

Frances "Frankie" Williams McLaughlin, 93 of Moneta, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born on Saturday, March 24, 1928 in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Isaac Carter Williams and Flora Hale Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Harrison McLaughlin, Jr., grandson, Mark McLaughlin, sisters, Catherine Overstreet, Elizabeth Irvine and brother, Charles Williams and a very special sister-in-law, Jean Jordan. She was a member of Grace Memorial Baptist Church. Frankie was a loving momma, granny, aunt, sister, sister-in-law and friend. Her home was always open for visits; it was a place of warmth and love, many meals and family gatherings. She loved her family dearly. In 2020 she made 70 lap quilts for her family and a few friends for Christmas. Her love was sewn into every stitch. She is survived by her daughters, Gloria M. Scott & husband, Tom, Erma M. Orange, Flora Catherine Chatman & husband, Charles, Jan M. Stinnette & husband, Perry, Beth M. Talley & husband, David; son, Jerry L. McLaughlin & wife, Sharon; sisters, Madeline Caldwell, Mary Teass, brother, Edgar Williams & wife, Edith, Carl A. Williams, Carter H. Williams as well as thirteen grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Grace Memorial Baptist Church, 1737 Robertson Road, Bedford VA 24523. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Monday, June 7, 2021 at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Pastor Greg Rogers officiating. Interment will follow in Virginia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2 until 4 PM at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Sunday
6
June

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States
Monday
7
June

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Monday, June 7, 2021
Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States
Monday
7
June

Interment

1:45 pm
Monday, June 7, 2021
Virginia Memorial Park
11490 Forest
Road Forest, Virginia, United States
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