Glennie Lee Laughlin

Glennie Lee Laughlin, 94, of Thorndale, passed away the morning of Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Austin after a short illness. 

Graveside services at Lawrence Chapel Cemetery will be held at 3 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2018, with Rev. Jeff Stull officiating. 

Glennie was born March 8, 1923, to Oscar William and Melissa Leonora Smith at their home in the Shiloh Community.  She and Jesse Kevil Laughlin were married on June 26, 1944.  They lived in Agua Dulce, and later moved to their home in Robstown. She worked for Nueces Electric Co-op until she retired. Glennie returned to the rural community are she was born and always loved. She enjoyed spending time outside tending to her plants and flowers. Paintbrushes and bluebonnets were her favorites.  Feeding and watching the native birds was another hobby of hers.  Most of all, she enjoyed the time she spent with family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Kevil Laughlin; parents, Oscar William and Melissa Leonora Smith; and three brothers, Wilmer Otis Smith, James Theodore Smith and Harvey Charles Smith.

Glennie is survived by her son, William Laughlin and wife Holly of Cedar Park; daughter, Sara Taylor and husband Larry of San Antonio; three grandchildren, Alexa Taylor and husband Scott, Michael Taylor and wife Rebecca, and Elise Laughlin; three great-granddaughters that brought much happiness to her life, Madeleine Taylor, Maya Taylor, and Hazel Mattson; brothers, Nathan Oscar Smith and Leonard Charles Smith and wife Barbara; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the charity of your choosing.