Thursday, August 21, 2008

Burl Dean Laughin, 70, of Grove, Okla., died Monday, Aug. 18, at his home.

He was born May 24, 1938, at McDonald County, Mo., to Amos Laughlin and Rachel Ruddick Laughlin. He was a foundry worker for Bentonville Casting. He was of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Melvin Laughlin; and three sisters, dorothy Cooper, Julie McCool and Mary Blevins.

Survivors include: three sons, Rick Laughlin, of Rogers, Ark., Ronny Yancey, of Springdale, Ark., and Randy Yancey, of South Carolina; four daughters, Tammy Brewer, of Carthage, Rachel Copp, of Bentonville, Ark., Frances Nichols, of Pineville, and Cheryl Slack, of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two brothers, Earl Laughlin, of Pineville, and Lawrence Laughlin, of Rocky comfort; three sisters, Eva Laughlin, of Pineville, Sharon Kay Fletcher, of Washburn, and Christine Bristow, of Kansas City; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. Jamie Cope officiating.

Arrangements are by Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge, Ark.