Mrs. Janice H. “Pinky” McLawhorn, 78, of Chesapeake passed away on June 26, 2012. A native of Huddelston, Virginia, Mrs. McLawhorn was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Mitchell. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred “Buddy” McLawhorn and her brother, Talmadge Mitchell.
She is survived by her son, Mark Mclawhorn and his wife Sara of Chesapeake; a grandson, Jeffrey McLawhorn of Virginia Beach; brothers William Mitchell of Norfolk, and Bobby Mitchell of Grafton, VA; and a host of neices, nephews and friends.
Mrs. McLawhorn was a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church where she worked the food closet every Tuesday. She also worked for the Portsmouth Public School System for over twenty years in the cafeteria and loved all the kids that came through.
Mrs. McLawhorn enjoyed shopping at thrift stores, playing bingo and going on senior trips with her church.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 30th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, 5401 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 1st at 3 p.m. at Deep Creek Baptist Church, 250 Mill Creek Parkway in Chesapeake.
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