Helen Aleen McLaughlin
September 14, 1929 - July 30, 2021
Helen Aleen McLaughlin, 91, of Mooresville, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021.
She was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Iredell County, to the late Joseph and Mary Sparks Shoemaker.
Helen loved to travel to the mountains and to visit flea markets. She enjoyed dancing when she was younger, and she would grow big gardens and canned all her food. She was a hard worker and a great cook. She loved her family and always enjoyed visits with all her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. McLaughlin was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Paul Brown McLaughlin; daughter, Linda Ann Bowen; grandson, Joshua Logan McLaughlin; four sisters; and six brothers.
She is survived by her sons, Gerald McLaughlin (Kathy) and Michael McLaughlin (Kittie); grandchildren, Connie McLaughlin (fiancé, Justin Clouse), Eric McLaughlin (Yvon), Jesse McLaughlin (Julia) and Leah Holub (Christopher); 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the caregivers of Central Carolina Home Care for making it possible for Helen to spend her final days in the comfort of her home.
A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 1, at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, in Mooresville. Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m., at Centenary United Methodist Church, in Mt. Ulla, with the Rev. Joe Collins officiating. The family asks that everyone wear a mask and take COVID-19 precautions.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 620 Centenary Church Rd., Mt. Ulla, NC 28125.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresvillewww.cavin-cook.com
Published by Mooresville Tribune on Aug. 1, 2021.