AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 21, 2001, at the V.A. Medical Center, Uptown Division, Mr. Alton L. McLaughlin of Kane Court. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at 1 p.m. at the First Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Willie James officiating. Burial will be in Belleview Cemetery. He was a native of Pinehurst, N.C. He was an auto mechanic specialist, U.S. Army and Vietnam veteran. Survivors are his devoted wife, Lila Sue McLaughlin; six children, Loretta Bussey, Alton McLaughlin Jr., Baltimore, Marylin Ryan Oneal McLaughlin, Brenda (Shandell) Bennett, Denise Bennett, John Gary (Kirby) Bennett, all of Augusta; 13 grandchildren; five brothers, Nathaniel (Louise) McLaughlin, Theodore (Tracy) McLaughlin, Thornton Pearson, James (Shirley) Marsh, North Carolina., Lewis Marsh, North Carolina; four sisters, Priscilla Bracey, Judy Person, Velma Covington, Christine OKelly, North Carolina; a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends this evening 6 to 8 p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle November 27, 2001