Virginia Laughner

March 2, 2015

Virginia Laughner 76, of rural Frankfort, IN, died at 7:05 a.m. March 2, 2015 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a brief illness.  Born November 21, 1938 in Clinton County, IN to the late Clayton Hurt & Ruby (Bartley) Hurt Pettit. She married Danny Laughner on September 18, 1964 in Frankfort and he survives.  Mrs. Laughner was a 1957 graduate of Frankfort High School. She worked at Peter Paul for 24 years, then Zachary Confections for 2 years and for 8 years was a greeter at Wal-Mart, retiring in November 2014. She formerly attended the Boyleston Baptist Church and was a former member of Beard Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, baseball & sports, casinos and traveling.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 6th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton Central Education Foundation, c/o The Brian Laughner Scholarship Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Survived by:

Husband: Danny Laughner of rural Frankfort, Son: Mark Laughner of Sellersburg, IN, Daughter-in-Law: Elizabeth (Perkins) Laughner Parkenson of Muncie, IN, Sister: Martha (Paul) Mangis of Frankfort 2 Grandchildren, Braydon and Kaylee Laughner.

Preceded by:

2 sisters, Anna Lee Crail and Angel Fickle, son, Brian Laughner in 2000, daughter-in-law, Crysta Laughner and step father Kelly Pettit.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Virginia Laughner”

  1. Elizabeth Kelly March 2, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    You will be truly missed. You will always be in our hearts .

  2. Larry & Pat Newton March 2, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Dan, We were sorry to hear of the passing of Jenny. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Ron Coleman March 3, 2015 at 7:27 am

    Dear Family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Worked many years with Ginny at Peter Paul. Enjoyed meeting her again when she was a greeter at Wal-Mart. She so liked to meet & greet people. Our thought and prayers are with her family at this time for peace and comfort. God Bless. Ron & Erilda Coleman – Foley, AL.

  4. Jack and Rosemary Brown March 3, 2015 at 8:41 am

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss! We love you, Danny and we love and will miss Ginny! We pray God touches you and your family!

  5. Larry L. and Sandy Laughner March 3, 2015 at 11:10 am

    We are so sorry to hear about Virginia. We had missed seeing her at Wal-Mart greeting us. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Dick and Sharon Wyrick March 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    Dan and Mark,
    So sorry to hear about Ginny’s passing. Always liked her sense of humor. Met her back in the day many years ago at Georgie Porgies. You have our deepest sympathy.
    Sincerely, Dick and Sharon

  7. Rat Davus March 4, 2015 at 9:28 am

    I worked with Ginny at Zachary’s, she was a lot of fun to be around. Sorry for your loss Dan. Prayers for you and your family.

  8. Dick & Janice Davison March 4, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    Dan & family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sorry we can’t attend the Services.
    Dick & Janice Davison & Family

  9. Bob and Jeanie Wilkin March 5, 2015 at 7:32 am

    Sorry to hear about Ginny

  10. Ken, Melinda (Kercheval) & Kortney Jobe March 5, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Mark & Family,

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  11. Tobe Leazenby March 5, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    Danny, Mark, and Elizabeth,

    So sorry to hear of Virginia’s passing. I’m certain Brian and her are having a great time together! Take care and God Bless.


    Tobe Leazenby-Delphi

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