Laurel Jean Grow, 55, of Central Point, Ore., passed away October 5, 2012. She was born May 23, 1957, in Torrance, Calif. Laurel was daughter to Gene and Velma McArthur; sister to Evan McArthur and Sandra Sutterfield; wife to Larry M.Grow; and mother to Michael, Brenda and Jason Van Nocker; Questa Novac; and Greg Grow.

Laurel was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army for six years. She worked at Minute Market for 15 years. She was a manager who loved her job, enjoyed her customers, and adored her staff and superiors. Most of all, she loved her children and family. Laurel loved for Larry to take her camping and fishing and to just have an all-around good time with her loved ones. She will be missed and never forgotten.