Our Obituaries

Kenneth R Taylor

July 25, 1944 - January 30, 2017

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Patricia M Parks

September 23, 1935 - January 28, 2017

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Maltezo Head

August 24, 1957 - January 26, 2017

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James Keith Faulk

November 20, 1956 - January 26, 2017

Keith Faulk, age 60, of Navarre, FL, passed away on January 26, 2017. Keith was born in Mobile, AL, November 20, 1956 to parents, James and Margaret Faulk. In younger years he was always active in coaching youth sports. He loved to golf, fish and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Keith was a very meticulous General Contractor that took a lot of pride in his work. He was a...
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Margaret Dian Amacker

December 9, 1947 - January 25, 2017

Margaret Dian Amacker "Dian" age 69 of Destin, FL passed away at her home on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 9, 1947 in Parsons, TN to L.M. and Margaret Lois Hardison. She was Catholic by faith and a member of the Resurrection Catholic Church in Miramar Beach, FL. Dian was a graduate of Union University, Jackson, TN; where she obtained her...
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Rennee A Suggs

May 25, 1954 - January 21, 2017

Rennee Ann Hart Suggs died peacefully on January 21, 2017 in Fort Walton Beach, FL at the age of 62. Rennee is survived by her daughters, Randa Daniels of Fort Walton Beach, FL, Diana Stack of Niceville, FL, Erin Zopf of Cheyenne, WY, Charlene Brenneise of Niceville, FL, and Katherine Miller of Fort Walton Beach, FL; 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Rennee is also survived by her father...
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Thelma Mill Davis

November 8, 1926 - January 21, 2017

Thelma M. Davis, age 90, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2017. She was born on November 8, 1926 in Anderson, SC to Gaddis and Berdie Mills. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach, FL. She loved her church home. Thelma has been a resident of the local area since 1974, moving...
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Maria A Cruz-Abbott

June 13, 1950 - January 15, 2017

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Rebecca Heasley

November 29, 1954 - January 15, 2017

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Sara A Harsch

October 27, 2016 - January 15, 2017

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Bobby G Martin

September 11, 1935 - January 10, 2017

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Betty Petty

April 15, 1935 - January 4, 2017

Betty Jane Petty was born in Carbondale, IL on April 15, 1935. After a life full of love and laughter, she passed away surrounded by family on January 4, 2017. Betty is survived by her husband of 62 years, Gerald, of Ft. Walton Beach; her daughter, Janet, and son, Robert, who live in Crestview; as well as her 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and one sister. She is preceded by her parents...
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Lawrence Henry Labbe, Jr

January 7, 1955 - December 31, 2016

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Richard Jones

December 17, 1948 - December 26, 2016

Richard J. Jones, nickname "Dick" born December 17, 1948 in Binghamton, NY, died December 26, 2016 in Navarre FL; parents, Fred and Helen Duran. Dick joined the United States Air Force in 1969 and served 24 years, retiring a MSGT. After leaving the Air Force he worked for Winn Dixie a number of years until his health began to decline. His hobby and passion was wood working where he designed...
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Barbara Ann Tucker

May 12, 1943 - December 22, 2016

Barbara Ann Paul Tucker, a long-time resident of Destin, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 peacefully at home with family. She was prceeded in death by her parents William Charles Paul and Phyllis Vernon Paul. She is survived by her sons Matthew (Marianne) Tucker of Atlanta and Patrick (Shellamae)Tucker of Destin. Dedicated grandmother to Abigail(William) Frantz, Reginald, Staci, Katrina,...
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Kum Soon Kim

April 19, 1924 - December 17, 2016

Kum Soon Kim, age 92, of Fort Walton Beach, passed away on December 17, 2016. Kum Soon Kim was born on April 19, 1924 in South Korea. She will be remembered as being a devote Christian, loving mother and grandmother. Ms. Kim is survived by her son, David (Chong Yong) Kim and his wife Sarah (Keum Rye) Kim; daughter in law, Kap Sun Kim and grandchildren, Ji Hoon Kim, Lisa Soto, Sunny Lee,...
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Jane J Dunham

November 27, 1929 - December 10, 2016

Jane was born in Umatilla, FL. Her parents were Earl and Sara Jones. Jane was a retired school teacher and was an avid golfer. She loved dogs, loved to walk and read. She lived at Sandpiper Cove in Destin until she moved to Crystal Bay in Sandestin and then to Somerby in Santa Rosa Beach. She has a cousin, Pat Catikafer from Iowa still living. She will be laid to rest at Sarasota Memorial...
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Marjorie Dowd Sawyer

January 16, 1921 - December 9, 2016

Marjorie Sawyer, a longtime resident of Fort Walton Beach, FL, age 95, died on Friday, December 9, 2016. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Edgell "Buzz" Sawyer. Marjorie is survived by her son, John R. Dowd; her daughter, Margie Ann Murphy; 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Mrs. Sawyer was a member of the Church of the Resurrection in Shalimar, FL. She will...
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Eric S Shifflett

September 4, 1971 - December 4, 2016

Eric Scott Shifflett, age 45, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; went to meet the Lord after an illness on December 4, 2016. Scott was born September 4, 1971 and lived in Florida for 20 years, but was born and raised in Keezletown, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ashalene Shifflett; father, William R. Shifflett Sr. and grandson, Jayceon Crawley. He is survived by his daughter,...
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Bobby Lee Hanson, Jr

June 26, 1954 - December 3, 2016

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Billie Geneva Robinson-Adams

December 18, 1935 - December 2, 2016

Billie Geneva Robinson-Adams (Tyler) beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away at the age of 80 on Friday, December 2, 2016. Billie was born on December 18, 1935 in Millerton, Oklahoma, the third of five children born of Jerry Jefferson Tyler and Mary Zella Tyler (Elliott) who predeceased her. She was also predeceased by her first husband of 35 years, John Irwin Robinson (Robbie or Skip...
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Gloria Harrison

May 31, 1934 - November 29, 2016

Gloria Harrison, age 82, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away in a local health care facility on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was born on May 31, 1934, in Moultrie, GA, to Teal and Virdie Snipes. She had been a resident of the local area for the past 40 years. She was a Christian and Baptist by faith. Gloria loved volunteering her time with the Red Cross. She was a loving and supportive...
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Robert Timothy Bowers

August 16, 1968 - November 20, 2016

Heaven gained a new angel. Robert (Bobby) Timothy Bowers, 48, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 20, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Fort Walton Beach and resided here most of his life. He was the sixth child of George and Barbara Bowers. From an early age Bobby enjoyed the outdoors—fishing, bringing along his favorite companion, his dog; surfing; hiking and hunting; other...
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Walter J Lewicki, Sr

June 26, 1918 - November 16, 2016

Walter Lewicki Sr, 98, entered into eternal rest on November 16, 2016 in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He was born in Seymour, CT on June 26, 1918 to the late Catherine (Sasiadek Lewicki) Marczewski and Stanley Lewicki, who immigrated from Poland in 1910. Walter is preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Wanda Bunk Lewicki and his 4 brothers and 1 sister. He lived a long and full life. He...
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Christopher Lee Tribble

July 14, 1979 - November 14, 2016

On Monday, November 14, 2016 the world lost a most beautiful soul. Christopher Lee Tribble was born July 14, 1979 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. An electrician by trade, Chris was an avid outdoorsman who found true peace while hunting and fishing. Chris is survived by his beloved parents, Paul and Sylvia Tribble of Fort Walton Beach; brothers, Jay Tribble of Fort Walton Beach and Scott Tribble;...
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Katherine Bartel

October 2, 1939 - November 10, 2016

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Lucille Givens

February 24, 1936 - November 7, 2016

Lucille J. Givens "Lucy" age 80 a longtime resident of the area primarily Niceville, went to be with the Lord on Mon. Nov 7, 2016, in Crestview, Fl. She was born on Feb 24, 1936, in Baker, Fl. to Eulis and Eva Jernigan. She was a Christian and loved the Lord. In her younger years she enjoyed playing softball, but as her children grew she passed the love of the game on to them. She worked for...
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Linda M Daugherty

August 29, 1943 - November 4, 2016

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Sara Morrison

September 5, 1934 - November 2, 2016

Sara Ridgway Morrison, age 82, a lifelong resident of Okaloosa County, passed away on November 2, 2016 at her home in Mary Esther, FL surrounded by her family and loved ones. Sara was born on September 5, 1934 in Century, FL to James and Ethel Ridgeway. Her family moved to Crestview, FL where she lived until she left for college. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Lee...
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Madeline Wise

August 6, 1923 - October 30, 2016

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Danny Colson

May 28, 1960 - October 29, 2016

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Darrel Ward Goble

January 26, 1934 - October 27, 2016

Darrel Goble 1934 ~ 2016 Darrel Ward Goble, age 82, passed away on October 27, 2016. He was born in Martin County, KY to Ernest and Pansy Goble and is survived by two daughters, Deborah Kelly and John; Judy Brandon and Kevin; grandson, Mike Brandon and great granddaughter, Emma Brandon; sister Loretta Powell and Lyall; brother Ron Goble and Rosemary; and his special companion in life, Judy...
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Cindy Ray Harrison

July 1, 1965 - October 27, 2016

Cindy Harrison 1965 ~ 2016 Cindy Ray Harrison, age 51, after a rapid battle with cancer, Cindy passed in the early hours of Thursday, October 27, 2016 in her Destin residence with her beloved husband by her side. Cindy was born July 01, 1965 at K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, MI and lived a spirited life calling both California and Florida home. Following a successful career in fine dining, she...
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Mary J Broom

April 15, 1924 - October 26, 2016

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Gary Young

April 23, 1944 - October 25, 2016

There will be a visitation at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home in Niceville, Florida on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00pm and a Celebration of Life to follow. Obit pending at this time.
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Elizabeth Faye Kirby Pippin

December 11, 1930 - October 24, 2016

Elizabeth Faye Kirby Pippin, age 85, died, on October 24, 2016, in her residence of many years in Navarre, Florida. Faye is survived by her daughter, Ruth Pippin Dow, of Fort White, Florida, and her sons Charles McGuire Pippin, Jr., and Mark Edward Pippin, and her grandson, Charles McGuire Pippin, III, of Navarre, Florida. Faye was born on December 11, 1930, in Red Level, Alabama, to parents...
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David Bizzell

December 11, 1959 - October 23, 2016

David Franklin Bizzell was born on December 11, 1959; age 56 years. He died October23, 2016 at home, peacefully with the love of his life he was with for more than half his life, wife Linda. He is survived by his loving daughter, Rachel Bizzell and her husband Chad; granddaughter, Audrey; nephew, Paul Ernest and his wife Brandi; and nephew, Raylan; three step children he absolutely adored born...
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Raymond Glenn Parker

September 6, 1957 - October 16, 2016

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Gary M Patterson

April 28, 1958 - October 14, 2016

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Victoria Garcia

December 18, 1928 - October 13, 2016

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Jesse Bradley Cooper, Jr

November 2, 1956 - October 10, 2016

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Barbara Flora

May 26, 1952 - October 9, 2016

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Anuwciacion Abalo Baya

March 25, 1927 - October 6, 2016

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Nurettin Eber

December 27, 1927 - October 5, 2016

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Clair Dixon Green

January 26, 1931 - October 4, 2016

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Carol Ann Fumie Farley

March 29, 1945 - October 2, 2016

Carol Ann Farley, age 71, died peacefully at home on October 2, 2016. Carol Ann was born March 29, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii, daughter of Inn Bong and Clara Fumie Park. She loved working in her yard, spending time with friends and caring for her family. She is survived by her sister, Amy Omalza; brother, James Park; daughters, Joanna McNeill and Jena Schallhorn; son, John Farley; eight...
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Catherine Brown

December 11, 1923 - October 2, 2016

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Ann B Wimberly

September 30, 2016

Ann Brunelle Wimberly of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away in a tragic accident on the evening of September 30, 2016 on her way to a football game of her alma mater, Choctawhatchee High School, which she loved so much. She was the solid and steadfast strength of her family and her life unfortunately ended way to soon. Born December 12, 1947, in Wurzburg Germany, Ann, grew up in Fort Walton...
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Barbara Ann Gray

April 4, 1943 - September 29, 2016

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Robert Charles Kovarik

May 8, 1934 - September 19, 2016

Robert Charles Kovarik, age 82, of Ft. Walton Beach, FL passed away September 19, 2016. Visitation will be Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Avenue SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL. Funeral service will be on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 2:00PM at McLaughlin Mortuary followed by burial at Beal Memorial Cemetery, 316 NW Beal Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach...
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Norval Lyle Cummings

December 3, 1920 - September 17, 2016

Norval Lyle Cummings, beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather passed to be with our Lord on September 17. 2016. He was born in Gotebo, Oklahoma on December 3, 1920 and spent the next 95 years in loving service to his country, family, and friends. He proudly served in the United States Navy in WWII and then returned to Texas to raise a family with his wife of 68 years, Dorothy Chapman...
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Elizabeth Sumrall

June 8, 1940 - September 14, 2016

Elizabeth Anne Sumrall passed away peacefully at home in Destin, Florida on Wednesday September 14, 2016. She was a loving mother, mother in law, grandmother and friend to many. She was the daughter of the late Henry R. White and Sadie Sheppard White and was born in New Orleans Louisiana on June 8, 1940. She was pre deceased in death by her husband George Alexander Sumrall who passed away in the...
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Jay Edwin Chandler

April 23, 1961 - September 14, 2016

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Brian Keith Gilmore

September 21, 1966 - September 5, 2016

Brian Gilmore, born September 21, 1966 went to be with his savior on September 5, 2016 following an accident. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Wells (Chase); two grandsons, Roedy and Bowen; sister, Jamie Highsmith (Keith); father, Sherman; mother, Mavis and several cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Friends may join us for a memorial service at Emerald Coast Church,...
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Lila Walker

September 26, 1924 - September 2, 2016

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Tammy Wood

June 22, 1964 - September 1, 2016

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Hope Constance Crowther

July 25, 1920 - September 1, 2016

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Darlene Gregory

December 27, 1930 - August 26, 2016

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Maxin Head

May 5, 1940 - August 26, 2016

Maxin Head age 76 of Fort Walton Beach passed away on August 26, 2016 at his home. Services will be conducted Saturday, September 2, 2016 at 10am and the family will receive friends from 9am until the time of the service in the chapel at McLaughlin Mortuary.
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David Ozbirn

October 17, 1956 - August 21, 2016

David Anthony Ozbirn, 59, of Laurel Hill, FL, passed away on August 21, 2016. David was born in Macon, GA to Hoyt Ozbirn, deceased and Jeanette Ozbirn on October 17, 1956. He graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in 1974. David was self-employed for most of his life painting and hanging wallpaper. His last ten years he worked for Okaloosa County School District in the maintenance...
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Aladena Owens

December 31, 1935 - August 19, 2016

Aladena Owens was born December 31, 1935 in Rensselaer, IN and passed away August 19, 2016 in Freeport, FL. She will be laid to rest at Wheatfield Cemetery in Wheatfield, IN. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Stella A Davis

August 8, 1919 - August 19, 2016

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Jack Henry Abraham, Jr

August 1, 1924 - August 19, 2016

Col. Jack Henry Abraham, Jr. was born August 1, 1924 in Montgomery, Alabama; he passed away August 19, 2016 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He will be laid to rest at Eternal Rest Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclalughlinmortuary.com
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Damaris Del Valle

April 5, 1944 - August 7, 2016

DAMARIS DEL VALLE, age 72, passed away on August 7, 2016 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Demaris was born on April 5, 1944 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to Belisario and Antonia Del Valle. Her family and friends will always remember her helpful nature and funny personality. She is preceded in death by her son Jose (Chino) Morales, her brothers, David and Abner Del Valle, and sister Martha Malave. ...
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Jerry L Ehlers

September 20, 1937 - July 28, 2016

Jerry L. Ehlers, age 78, of FT. Walton Beach, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016.  He was a Barber by profession in the area for many years.  Survivors include his wife Joyce Marie Ehlers; his Sons,  Jeffery L. Ehlers (Tamie); Jerrold M. Ware-Ehlers (Phillip); and Jeremy L. Ehlers (Joey Arsenault).  Five Grandsons, Michael Ehlers, AJ Ehlers, Jerrold M. Ehlers (Melissa), Adam Ware (Katie) and...
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Larry W Lineberry

February 4, 1946 - July 21, 2016

Services will be Thursday, July 28, 2016 at McLaughlin Mortuary Chapel, 17 Chestnut Avenue S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Visitation will begin at 10:00AM; the service will follow immediately at 11:00AM with full military honors. Burial will be at Barrancas National Cemetery, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, Florida at 2:00 PM. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online...
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Francis Eugene Komoroski

September 19, 1949 - July 21, 2016

A memorial service will be Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM in the Chapel at McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Avenue SE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Donna Davis

November 28, 1956 - July 19, 2016

Services will be Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Crosspoint United Methodist Church, 214 Partin Drive S., Niceville, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Gail L Bigger

April 1, 1939 - July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Gail Bigger joined her parents, John & Patricia Parker; sister, Garnet and youngest son, Michael; in Heaven. Gail was born in Coeur d'Alene, ID on April 1, 1939; she is survived by her husband of 57 years, retired MSgt Jack Bigger; son, Merle & Margie Bigger; son, Mark Bigger and daughter, Cindy Gaspie. Grandchildren, Tony & Jenny Bigger; great grandchildren, Kobe &...
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James Ernest Malpass

June 25, 1932 - July 17, 2016

James Ernest Malpass went home to be with his Heavenly Father surrounded by his family on July 17, 2016. Jim was born June 25, 1932 in Wilson, NC. He served his country in the United States Air Force and as a civil servant for the Department of Defense for 33 ½ years. Jim loved the Lord and blessed those around him with spontaneous humor, smiles, and laughter. He is survived by his wife Joyce...
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Steven Wayne Walden

October 2, 1956 - July 13, 2016

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016; 5:00PM to 7:00PM at McLaughlin Mortuary, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Burial will be at 3:00 PM, Gulf Cemetery, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Frank E Pace

April 19, 1951 - July 10, 2016

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Mildred C Rockman

December 30, 1933 - July 9, 2016

Mildred C. Rockman "Millie" age 82, of Fort Walton Beach, FL., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 9, 2016, in a care facility in DeFuniak Springs, FL. She was born on December 30, 1933, in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Roy and Mildred West. She was Lutheran by faith. She had lived in the local area since 1955, when she moved here with her husband as a military family. She always loved being...
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Beverly Dianne Gorman

October 7, 1958 - July 8, 2016

Beverly "Bev" Dianne Gorman was born in October, 1958, in Pensacola, Florida, to Daisy and Doug Gorman. She grew up in Ft. Walton Beach and graduated from Ft. Walton Beach High School in 1976. She attended Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, Florida State University, and graduated from the University of West Florida with a degree in Social Work. After graduation, Bev worked at Sacred Heart...
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Christopher M Hinton

March 25, 1986 - June 26, 2016

Christopher Hinton age 30, of Freeport, FL passed away suddenly on June 24, 2016.  Chris was born on March 25, 1986 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and has lived his whole life in the area.  Chris is survived by his parents Anita Hinton of Freeport, FL and David and Shana Jordan of Mary Esther, FL, grandparents Travis and Patricia Hinton of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Gary and Jean Jordan of Mary...
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Eamonn B Manley

July 30, 1957 - June 20, 2016

Eamonn Manley, a retired Warrant Officer in the United States Coast Guard, passed away peacefully on Father's Day. How appropriate that Eamonn would leave us on Father's Day - family meant everything to him up until his passing. Eamonn cherished his children and was dearly loved by his grandchildren, they will miss "Grandpa Manley." Eamonn was one of the smartest and nicest people who walked...
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Anthony D Ford

May 6, 1986 - June 19, 2016

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John Charles Brooks

January 26, 1931 - June 17, 2016

John Charles Brooks of Mary Esther, Florida died on Friday, June 17, 2016. Services will be private. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Marjorie Isabelle Benoit

June 9, 1940 - June 15, 2016

Marjorie Benoit loving wife of Lawrence Benoit passed on June 15, 2016, due to complications from pneumonia. Marjorie was born in New Brunswick N. J. on June 9, 1940, to Otto and Marjorie Schleicher. She met and fell in love with Lawrence (Ben) Benoit in the 1960's in Orlando, Fl. They were married on Ground Hog day 1963, and were happily married for 53 years. She excelled in an advertising...
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Robert D Mittler

September 3, 1933 - June 10, 2016

Major Robert D. Mittler, USAF (ret) of Destin passed away early on the 10th of June, 2016 after a lengthy battle with leukemia. Born in 1933 in Wayville New York to the late Ralph and Leah Hermance Mittler. His family moved to Dayton Ohio when he was young where he graduated High school in 1951 and joined the Air Force in July of the same year. After basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas he...
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Robert Padden

October 25, 1930 - June 7, 2016

Major Robert Padden, USAF, Ret. Age 85 of Fort Walton Beach, Fl. Passed away on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016. Robert honorably served his country in the USAF for over 28 years as a Pilot before retiring. Services will be schedule at St. Simmons on the Sound Episcopal Church and inurnment at Barrancas National Cemetery with Military Honors to be announced at a later date. Expressions of love and...
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Henry Neal Urquhart

May 17, 1945 - June 3, 2016

Henry Neal Urquhart of Destin, Florida died on June 3, 2016 at the age of 71. Neal was born on May 17, 1945, in Bonifay, FL to Marvin A. "Gus" Urquhart, Sr. and Mildred Thomas Urquhart. Neal was the 9th child (8th boy) of 12 children, 9 boys and 3 girls. Many people who knew the Urquharts use to say that Gus had a formidable baseball team along with 3 cheerleaders. Neal was preceded in death by...
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DeAnna L Hickenbotham

June 11, 1937 - June 2, 2016

HICKENBOTHAM, DeAnna DeAnna Louise Hickenbotham of Fort Walton Beach, FL, died peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2016. She was surrounded by family and friends. She recently was Honored for her sustained extraordinary achievement in mental health treatment for Okaloosa and Walton counties. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard Hickenbotham; daughter, Susan H. Kirkpatrick; and son,...
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Albert D Dismukes

December 28, 1927 - May 29, 2016

DISMUKES, Albert Dix, 88, of Fort Walton Beach, passed away Sunday May 29, 2016. CMSgt. (Ret.) Dismukes was born in Elmore County Alabama on December 28, 1927 to the late Aubrey Cortez Dismukes and Issalee Dix Dismukes. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force for over 20 years. When Congress and the Air Force created the rank of Chief Master Sergeant (E9) in 1959 to address the need...
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Lynn R Wendel

May 25, 1954 - May 23, 2016

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Dorothy Gordon

September 19, 1957 - May 14, 2016

Services are private. Services will be handled by McKibben and Guinn Funeral Home, 4817 Commerce Street, Granada, Mississippi 38901. Telephone (662) 307-2694
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Robert Eugene Stevens

May 6, 1939 - May 12, 2016

Mr. Robert Eugene Stevens, age 77, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. A celebration of Life service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at McLaughlin Mortuary in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Mr. Stevens was born May 6, 1939 to the late Wesley and Alice Walker Stevens. He was a native of Vero Beach, Florida and was a retired...
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Wallace Godfrey Welch

January 28, 1945 - May 9, 2016

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Ancele Guinette Colquett

September 12, 1928 - May 9, 2016

Ancele Guinette (Gwen) Boggan Colquett, age 87, a 63-year resident of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016, at her home in Fort Walton Beach. She was born September 12, 1928, in Butler County Alabama, and grew up in Andalusia, Alabama, prior to moving to Fort Walton Beach in 1953. She worked as a management analyst for Eglin Air Force Base and retired in 1986, after 32...
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Marianne R Sullivan

September 18, 1934 - May 9, 2016

Marianne R. Sullivan went to her heavenly home on May 9th, 2016. Born on September 18, 1934 in Rutledge, AL, she called Shalimar, FL home for the last 60 years. She taught school in Okaloosa County for 30 years. She spent her retirement years volunteering, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Marianne was an active member of Shalimar United Methodist Church. Marianne was...
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Jessie Neil Mooney

August 29, 1946 - May 8, 2016

Services are private.
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Betty Sue Kruzel

April 24, 1927 - May 5, 2016

Services are pending.
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Edna Earle Gregory

November 24, 1932 - May 2, 2016

Visitation will be one hour prior to service from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Service Wednesday, May 4, 2016 2:00 PM at McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548 burial will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, Florida Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Carolyn T Allerheiligen

May 22, 1936 - April 29, 2016

On Friday April 29, 2016 Carolyn Theresa Churchill Allerheiligen slipped off her earthly robe and walked into Eternity.  A woman of strong will and strong faith, she fought against illness since the end of December. Her life ended as she lived it, surrounded by love and finishing her journey with grace. A friend to many and a leader of local and state Bowling Associations she will be missed by...
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George W Puett

August 19, 1939 - April 28, 2016

Visitation will be May 3, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with Funeral Service following at 11:00 AM at Westwood Baptist Church, 401 Hollywood Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Henry A Dobson

January 31, 1934 - April 11, 2016

Henry Allen Dobson, Jr. was born January 31, 1934 in Purvis, Mississippi. Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Allen Dobson, Sr. and Mattie Lee Dobson; sisters, Ruth Marie Dobson, Laura Frances Morris, Mary Blanche Meinhardt and Quida Arlene Christensen. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Peacock Dobson; brother, M.J. Dobson and sister, Janice Carr; brother-in-law and sister-in-law,...
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Charity Kuntz

May 17, 1947 - April 8, 2016

Services will be private. Expressions of Love and Sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Marjorie K Kalen

October 1, 1923 - April 3, 2016

Services will be private. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Brenda B Korinek

December 11, 1954 - April 1, 2016

Brenda Baker Korinek, 3/23/1954 - 4/1/2016 Brenda Baker Korinek passed away at 5:15 PM, April 1st, 2016.  She passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 36 years Joseph Korinek, her daughter Shannon Korinek, Shannon's children Jamie Christian, Kyla King and Rhener Bradshaw.  Surviving family members include her mother Yayoi Baker and her siblings...
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Audrey Imsand

March 26, 2016

Services will be private. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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