The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 15, 2013

Margaret McLaurin

Friday, March 15, 2013 — Margaret Ann Bell McLaurin, 75, of Valley Center, Kans., died Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

She was born Jan. 16, 1938, in Albemarle, N.C., to Jonathan Caswell and Margaret (Shaver) Bell.

She was a Ret. Registered Nurse at UNISYS and worked for many years at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La. Margaret was a member of Valley Center United Methodist Church in Kansas.

She is survived by her daughter, Sara McLaurin Doppler (Duane), Waverly, Nebr.; grandchildren, Hannah and Joshua Doppler; brothers, Don Wayne Bell, Grand Junction, Colo. and Arthur Shaver Bell, Kentwood, La.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Shirley McLaurin Zettler; sister, Ann Bell Poplin; and brother, Jonathan Caswell Bell Jr.

A memorial service will be at a later date in Baton Rouge, La.

Condolences online at

Text Only