Oliver (O.T.) McLaurin, 84, peacefully went Home to be with the Lord on Jan 17, 2011, in Memphis, TN.
O.T. is survived by his wife of 60 years, Cora B Coker McLaurin; 2 daughters, Beverly Vavrunek and Jenny Sanford (Ron); 3 grandchildren, Brian Cassino (Tobi), Anna Rudolph (Stephen) and Leslie McKinney (Marlin); 8 great-grandchildren, Sophi, Emma, Daniel & Jonathan Cassino, Nadie & Oliver Rudolph, and Sanford & Bennett McKinney; 4 sisters, Fran Bolton (Wayne), Evelyn Hinton (Jim), Pat Upchurch, and Jean McLaurin; one sister-in-law, Peggy Gaines; and numerous nieces and nephews.
O.T. and Cora moved from Newton, MS to Memphis in September to be near family. They had previously lived in Jackson for 43 years where he was a superintendent for Bullock Construction Company.
Visitation will be Wed, Jan 19th from 5 pm to 8 pm. The funeral will be on Thurs, Jan 20th at 11 am at Newton Country Funeral Home - South Chapel, 100 Old 15 Loop, Newton. Interment will follow at Masonic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to LeBonheur Children's Hospital or the charity of choice.
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