Betty Laughter

Published 6:48 pm Thursday, February 7, 2013

Betty Faye Laughter, 79, of Saluda, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Margaret Pardee Hospital, Hendersonville, N.C.

Born in Saluda, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Lloyd and Maggie Rivers Laughter. She worked for many years at the Polk County Sheltered Workshop and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are three sisters, Nettie Davis of Saluda, Agnes LeVesque of St. Maries, Idaho and Nancy Pitkin of Bethlehem, Penn. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James “Coondog” and Joseph Laughter.

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Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in the Saluda City Cemetery with Rev. Henry Vegter officiating.

Family to receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday just prior to the service in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

An on-line guest register is available at