Piney Williams Laughlin
Piney Williams Laughlin, 93, of Deweyville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Born on Feb. 9, 1920 in Devil’s Pocket, to her parents, the late, Byrd Williams and the late Elizar Gertrude (Bean) Williams, she was a lifelong resident of Southern Newton County.
She worked as a seamstress, making items for many people, and she was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Deweyville. Piney will be remembered by her family for her happy go lucky nature, her ability and love of quilting, her competitive spirit when playing dominoes, and her many dishes of cooking. Her family will most fondly remember her peach pie, her pot roast, chicken and her dewberry pie.