DELAWARE — Alice Mae (Smith) Laughrey, 86, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Mount Vernon to the late George W. and Hazel (Senz) Smith. She was a 1953 graduate of Danville High School. In 1954, she married her husband, Earl H. Laughrey, who preceded her in death, March 16, 1979.
Alice was a school board treasurer for 31 years in total, 21 with Danville Local Schools and 10 with Olentangy Local Schools, until her retirement in 1989. She worked five years for a Delaware doctor’s office, worked from 1997-2019 with Grady Memorial (now Ohio Health Home Care) and was also a hospice volunteer with them.
She was a longtime member of the Danville Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and volunteered in many areas of the church. She was a one-time member of Zion Christian Fellowship in Powell. Recently, she has been a member of Grace Point Community Church in Lewis Center, helping with toddler morning babysitting and volunteering where needed. Alice was a past Worthy Matron of the Ohio Eastern Star Kokosing Chapter #333, Danville.
She is survived by two daughters, Kimberly (Scott) Davis of Howard, and Erlene (Greg) Breckler of Delaware; four grandchildren, Josh and Abbie Hinger, Kyle (Sandi) Laughrey and Skylar Breckler; six great-grandchildren, Ayden Hinger, Cayden and Camberley Edmister, Ethan Hoeflich and Xander and Zoey Laughrey; a sister, Pauline (Lonnie) Stull of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Laughrey; and five sisters, Betty Kent, Lillian Landon, Ruth Graham, Doris Koteles and Mildred Weber.
A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Grace Point Community Church, 2393 Peachblow Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035, with Tom Houser officiating. The family will receive guests from 4 p.m. until service time. There will also be visitation Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Fischer Funeral Home, 403 High St. Danville, OH 43014, with burial to follow in Workman Cemetery in Danville.
Memorial donations may be made to Capital City Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. #170 Columbus, OH 43231.