Priscilla Lane McLaughlin

March 17, 1940 - December 31, 2022
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441 West Battlefield
Springfield, Missouri 65807
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Priscilla Lane (Jordan) McLaughlin, age 82, of Springfield, MO, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 31st, 2022, at Cox Hospital South, surrounded by her family . Priscilla was born March 17, 1940, in Wright County, MO, the daughter of Lester and Pearl Jordan. Priscilla owned and operated Priscilla’s, a hair salon, in Raytown, MO. She was a hairdresser for 51 years, before
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Melisa Murphy left a message on September 16, 2023:
I miss you, Mom. Love,Melisa
Maja, Erik and Emma Freeman left a message on January 8, 2023:
All our love and prayers are with you. So sorry we couldn’t be there to celebrate her life and share in all the wonderful memories we have. We love you all. xoxoxo
Tex & Mary Jordan left a message on January 7, 2023:
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Sorry we couldn’t be there with the family. We will miss seeing all of you and our hearts go out to you for the loss of your mother and grandmother. I know she loved you all. God bless!
Lori & Terry Spencer left a message on January 3, 2023:
From all of the Spencers to Melisa & family, Love, Hugs, and Prayers, just know you now have another angel to watch over you.
MG Murphy left a message on January 3, 2023:
Go with Mom. Remembering all of your accomplishments; you became a licensed cosmetologist on my first birthday, but preferred to be called a hairdresser. Known for specializing in hair color, cutting naturally curly hair, hot comb waves and pin curls that no one could imitate. The redheads and blondes who had their done at Priscilla's were stopped on the street, malls, and doctors offices asking who did their hair. She trained many hairdressers and wanted Melisa and her siblings to learn the business, so they would always have something to fall back on and never be hungry. Mom did all of the latest craft and art ideas from the ladies magazines. Her floral pieces not only graced Melisa's wedding in 1988, but her designs were published at Christmas a Victorian magazine featuring the Vaile Mansion in Independence, Mo. Her floral silk flower designs became almost as famous as her hairstyles. As a hairdresser, Mom was taught to never sit in front of a customer and a busy hairdresser was a working hairdresser. We went to the big hair shows and when the layered haircut came out, it was the major breakthrough in hairdressing because it took the weight off the top layers of hair if you liked having long hair. Mom could slither hair with a razor better than anyone, so the newer hairdos with slithering was common for Mom. She loved doing updos for her brides and cuddling small children for their first haircut. So Mom, it's ok to stay retired even if God and St. Peter have long hair. My love you and our family all over world. Forever young, Melisa
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