Mary Beatrice Griffin McGrady Laughlin, 88, died March 20, 2012. She was born June 9, 1923, on a farm near Sayre, Okla., to Henry Horatio and Laura Ann (Roach) Griffin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, John, Oscar, Elmer, and Jess Griffin; two sisters, Bessie Green and Mattie Green; her husband, Elmer Laughlin; and one son-in-law, Raymond Crist.
She is survived by her daughter, Leanna McCrady Crist of Minneapolis; one brother, Sterling Griffin of Boonville, Ark.; one sister, Loretta Greenwood of Boonville, Ark.; one stepdaughter, Willa Mitchel of Las Vegas, Nev.; three granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren; and several step-granddaughters and step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday at Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis. Memorial contributions may be made to Marion Lake.