Paulette Johnson McLaurin, 68, of Pittsboro passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.
Mrs. McLaurin was born in Chatham County on February 13, 1953 the daughter of William Paul and Ruby Jones Johnson.
Paulette was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. She spent her working years as a Teacher's Assistant. Paulette loved to spend time with her grandchildren and enjoyed cooking a delicious meal. In her free time, you could find Paulette somewhere fishing. In addition to her parents, Paulette is preceded in death by her grandson Chase Fogle.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Earle McLaurin; daughter, Julie M. Fogle and husband Aaron of Pittsboro; son, Dwane McLaurin and wife Jennifer of Pittsboro; sister, Jean J. Loflin of Siler City; brother, Billy Johnson and wife Michelle of Morehead City; grandchildren, Alex McLaurin and wife Katie, Tanner Fogle, Laurin Fogle and Abi McLaurin.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Cemetery, 7019 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Siler City, with Rev. Ray Gooch officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Handicap Parking Lot Fund, c/o Dixie Tysor Clark, 340 Landrum Creek Dr., Siler City, NC 27344.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the McLaurin family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com