Laura Elizabeth “LE” McGinn passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, after a joyous Christmas holiday with her three granddaughters and family.

LE was born in Sardis, Ellis County, Texas, April 10, 1921, to J.B. “Ben” and Sarah E. (Fausett) Jones. LE graduated from Waxahachie High School. She lived in Santa Ana, Calif., from 1941 to 2001. She was the wife of the late James L. McGinn of Santa Ana.

In 2001, she joined her daughter and son-in-law in Glastonbury, Conn. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia and husband, Richard Saddlemire; three granddaughters, Christina O’Kelly and Catherine Saddlemire of New York City, and Carlyn Saddlemire of Glastonbury; sister, Irma and husband, J.W. Mauldin of Waxahachie; brother, Eugene Jones and wife, Lillie of Gun Barrel City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Theresa Samford, Eula Marshall and Lou Hobbs; and brothers, James Berkely Jones and Wilburn Jones.

A private family memorial service was held in Glastonbury.