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Laurel Lee Phinney


Laurel L. Phinney, age 70 of Laingsburg, passed away Tuesday March 11, 2014 at her home.

A Memorial graveside will be announced at a later date. Her family is being served by Watkins Brothers Funeral Home, Laingsburg Chapel.

Laurel was born on January 16, 1944 in Columbiaville, MI, the daughter of Robert Sr. and Beth (McInally) Barth. Laurel graduated from Capac High School in Capac, MI. She married Everett C. Lee in 1964 in Perry and he predeceased her in 1971 and married Don Phinney in Capac, MI on June 16, 1973 and he predeceased her in 1994. She was a homemaker and retired from Michigan State University as a cashier. She was a member of Laingsburg American Legion Post 248 Auxillary Dewitt VFW post 671 Auxillary and Owosso Eagles Club.

Laurel is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Palmer of Laingsburg and son, Kenneth(Annette) Lee of Grayling, grandchildren Christopher Morse, Sean Booth and Joshua Booth, brothers, Jim (Sharron) Barth and Bill Barth and mother, Beth Barth.

She was predeceased by brothers Michael and Robert Jr. Memorial contributions can be made to Laingsburg Library. On-Line condolences can be sent to

Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 12, 2014
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