Memorial service
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018
2:00 PM
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
Following Services
in the church fellowship hall
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HENDERSONVILLE-- Vera Winstead Laughter, 86, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Laurels of Hendersonville.
A native of Elm City, NC, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah and Emma Winstead. Vera was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She also enjoyed vegetable gardening and cooking. Vera was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who sacrificially gave to her family throughout her life.
Vera is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Joseph Donald Laughter; three daughters, Kathy Willingham and her husband Billy of Hendersonville, Patricia Frazelle and her husband Edward of Florida, Tammy Artosky and her husband Dave of Sugar Hill, GA; a brother Marion Winstead; six grandchildren, Mandi Willingham, Jake Willingham and his wife Ashley, Sarah Jones and her husband Curry, Kelly Smith and her husband Travis, Andrew Frazelle and his wife Gabriella, and Kylie Artosky; five great-grandchildren; and a special caregiver, Kim Reed.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan Melton officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: St. Judes Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2018
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