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Elsie Lou McLaughlin

October 17, 1923 — December 24, 2021

Elsie Lou McLaughlin, age 98, of Huffman Road, Purgitsville, WV, passed away Friday evening, December 24, 2021, at Hampshire Center in Romney, WV. Born on October 17, 1923, in Moorefield, Elsie was the daughter of Harry Lee Hendrickson and Nelle Blanche Huffman Hendrickson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Stealey McLaughlin, and their beloved daughter, Gail McLaughlin.


Survivors are Elsie’s daughter, Carol (Stansfield) Vincenti of Louisville, Kentucky. Her grandson, Brian (Brooke) Stansfield and great-grandson, Ford Stansfield, reside in Roswell, Georgia.


Elsie was the Valedictorian of her class at Moorefield High School when Eleanor Roosevelt dedicated the newly completed high school. She graduated from West Virginia University and  became a teacher in Hardy County schools. She was a member of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church.


Private services will be held at a later date with interment in Old Pine Cemetery, Purgitsville, WV.

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