Annie McLaughlin


November 21, 1930 - September 19, 2019


Annie Elliott McLaughlin, 88, of Mitchell, SD, died Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Aurora-Brule Care Center in White Lake, SD.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Downtown First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. Burial will at Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Annie Louella McLaughlin was born on November 21, 1930 to William “Bill” and Sarah “Sadie” (Gardner) Elliott

in Summerfield, NC. She lived in the same home she was born in until she married Clayton L. McLaughlin on January 21, 1956. The couple met through a neighborhood friend when Clayton served in Korea.

She worked at Sears Roebuck at Greensboro, NC for seven years, sold Avon for four years, worked in the cafeteria at Mitchell Junior High, cooked for four years at the Methodist Hospital in Mitchell, and worked for fifteen years at Snyder Drug.

Annie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell and the Women’s Esther Circle.

She is survived by her husband Clayton; two children, David (Cheri) McLaughlin, Monroe, IA, and Connie McLaughlin, Wessington Springs, SD; two granddaughters, Tamara (Dave) Williams and Alison McLaughlin; great-granddaughter, Maleah Marcum; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Kenneth, Gerald, and Rev. Wallace Elliott, and sisters, Eloise Rychlik and Phyllis Tompkins.

Memorials are preferred to the First United Methodist Women’s Esther Circle.



Tuesday, September 24, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:30 AM
Downtown First United Methodist Church
310 N Rowley St
Mitchell, SD 57301


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Connie on October 14, 2019
Thank you for the kind words! We miss her every day!
Posted by Dot Barnes on September 27, 2019
I only got to see Annie a few times. She was a very sweet person and I am saddened by her death. My condolences to her family and friends. Fly high Annie, you earned your wings.
Posted by Earlene antes on September 26, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family God bless
Posted by Denise on September 24, 2019
Clayton, Connie and David And family. I was saddened to learn of the loss of Ann. I have great memories of phone chats with her in recent years. And when seeing her at Lula's. Mid 1970's.
Posted by Mary Brady Schaefer on September 24, 2019
My prayers and sympathies Connie and family.
Posted by Rev Don and April Grubb on September 23, 2019
Will be thinking of you during this time. You are upheld in our prayers and by the church family.
Posted by Marilyn Hedblom on September 22, 2019
Clayton and Family.. So very sorry for your loss. May God have Ann in his arms throughout Eternity.
Posted by Roger and Sandra Smith on September 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Thoughts and prayers for the family
Posted by Gloria & Gene Fastnacht on September 21, 2019
our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless
Posted by Marilyn Hedblom on September 20, 2019
Remembering all the good laughs when we worked together at Snyder Drug. You were such a dear friend. You fought hard I know ,but you rest now. Love you Ann. .. Marilyn
Posted by Becky Andrus on September 20, 2019
You are going to be greatly missed I'm going to miss your smile at the home
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