(November 5, 1947 – July 20, 2010)
Beverly Ann McLaughlin, 62, of Midland, died at Covenant Cooper Hospital in Saginaw, on July 20, 2010. Beverly was born on November 5, 1947, in Midland, to Elsia (Seaman) Smith and the late Melvin Smith. On Sept 17, 1966 Beverly married her sweetheart Michael McLaughlin. She worked for MidMichigan Medical Center for many years, retiring in 2006. Beverly was an avid reader, she loved gardening, family time and cooking for all of them, especially her boys’ favorites. Beverly is survived by her loving husband Mike; mother, Elsia Smith; daughters, Cheri (John) Hitchcock of Midland, Ann (Melissa Grandy) McLaughlin of Midland; grandsons, Kenny Dingman, Ryan Dingman, Tyler Hitchcock, Tanner Hitchcock; sisters, Marie (Bob) Estes, Marilyn (Francis) Johnson; brothers, Ernie (Tillie) Smith, Don (Ruth) Smith, Vern (MaryEllen) Smith, Roger (Jill) Smith; and many nieces and nephews. Beverly was predeceased by her sister Brenda Bailey. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 24 at 11:00 am, at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Reverend Roger Staufer officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 23, from 4 to 7 pm and on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland or the Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund. Online condolences may be sent thru www.smithminer.com.