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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

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

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

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Betty Sue Kruzel

April 24, 1927 - May 5, 2016

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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

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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

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Carl F Bergstrom, Jr

July 29, 1931 - March 25, 2016

Colonel Carl F Bergstrom Jr. USMC (Ret) While attending Brockport State Teachers College, Carl enlisted in the Navy Reserve on August 8, 1950. Active Duty began on Sept 9, 1951 at the Navy Boot Camp Bainbridge, Maryland. After graduation from boot camp, Carl attended Aviation Electronic Schools in Jacksonville, Fl. and Memphis, TN. His first fleet assignment was at Norfolk, VA as an Aviation...
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Peggy Tillman

March 10, 1934 - March 24, 2016

Peggy Twilley Tillman passed away March 24, 2016 - "I was preceded by husband, Jess R Tillman; mother and father, Louise Slade and Henry Twilley; mother and father-in-law, Willie V and Hubert Tillman; and daughter-in-law, Anne Tillman. I am survived by my sons, Michael Tillman and wife Teresa; Terry Tillman; grandson Christopher Tillman; brother, Henry Twilley and wife Judy; sisters, Betty...
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Michael Wayne Clark

July 28, 1963 - March 19, 2016

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Lawrence W Baggs

December 28, 1948 - March 16, 2016

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Alberta R Allenbrand

July 9, 1931 - March 16, 2016

Graveside services will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, Florida on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 1:15PM. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Jeanne Johnston Krautheim

May 15, 1926 - March 13, 2016

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Thomas G Allenbrand II

July 19, 1987 - March 12, 2016

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Paul Doerfler

May 5, 1934 - March 12, 2016

Paul Doerfler, age 81, died on March 12, 2016 in the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. Paul is survived by his children, Paula & son in law, Bruce; Christopher, and Michael, as well as his sister in law, nieces and nephews. Paul was born on May 5, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland to parents Gerard Doerfler and Isabelle Stuhler Doerfler. He graduated from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. He...
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John M Barrett

April 19, 1972 - March 12, 2016

John Michael Barrett was born in Atlanta, GA on April 19, 1972 and went home to meet the Lord on March 12, 2016. John was a loving person and a caring son, and always helped his friends and family whenever he thought they needed it, before they even asked. John was also the best father in the world; everyone could see the love he had for his precious son, William Gabriel Barrett, better known...
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Darrell Scott Rowland

July 18, 1970 - March 9, 2016

Darrell "Scott" Rowland, age 45, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on March 9, 2016. Scott was born July 18, 1970 in Columbus, Georgia. He moved to Fort Walton Beach, Florida in 1978. Scott attended and played football at Max Bruner Jr. High School and Fort Walton Beach High School Class of 1989. Scott had many friends and it seemed everywhere he went there was someone he knew. Scott...
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Paul Ray Nunn

March 10, 1938 - March 1, 2016

Paul Ray "Pop" Nunn, age 77, passed March 1 in his hospital bed in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Pop was born March 10, 1938 in Henderson, KY to Paul B. Nunn and Dulcie McElroy. He is preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers; Marion David and Charles. His sister, Kathy Tigue lives in Henderson, KY. Pop is survived by his children, Susan Golden of Houston; Alan and his wife Denise of Omaha;...
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Helen M Sikes

July 17, 1927 - February 25, 2016

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother Helen M. "Maggie" Sikes. Helen was preceded in life by her beloved husband Bruner Ray "Bus" Sikes in 1991.  She is survived by her son Robert T. Sikes Sr. of Fort Walton Beach, her grandson Robert T. Sikes Jr. of Murfreesboro, TN and the entire Weiner family of Chicago Illinois. After graduation from...
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Steven Craig Smith

March 1, 1957 - February 23, 2016

Steven Craig Smith, age 58, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, formerly of Navarre, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Steven was born on March 1, 1957, in Huntsville, AL, to John W. and Bonnie Allen Smith. He had lived in the area for the past 40 years moving here from North Carolina. He was Protestant by faith. He loved fishing and had some special "Honey Holes"...
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Thomas S Mesiner

December 26, 1955 - February 22, 2016

Thomas S. Mesiner, age 60, of Fort Walton Beach, FL; passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 22, 2016. Tom was born on December 26, 1955 in Valparaiso, FL to Edward and Betty Mesiner. He was the oldest of 9 children. Tom was a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School and served in the Army. He will be remembered as a giving person, and a loving son, brother and uncle. Tom is...
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Grace Thora Baldwin

September 29, 1941 - February 22, 2016

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

January 22, 1960 - February 16, 2016

A private memorial service will be held at Mary Esther United Methodist Church. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Richard Gonyeau

September 2, 1928 - February 14, 2016

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Linda Sue Quick

June 30, 1940 - February 14, 2016

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Robert J Schomburg

August 2, 1934 - February 11, 2016

Robert Schomburg Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church 10:00 AM- Wednesday, February 17, 2016 with burial to follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery, under the direction of McLaughlin Mortuary,   Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Cynthia Ann Hinton

September 14, 1957 - February 10, 2016

Cynthia Ann (Salmon) Hinton age 58; of Destin, Florida passed away on February 10, 2016. She was born on September 14, 1957 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Larmon and Diana Salmon. Cindy attended Stratford High School and Sam Houston State College in Huntsville, Texas. Cindy moved to Destin, Florida in 1988, accepting a position at the beach she loved so much. She worked at Surfside Resort;...
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William Gene Wise

December 24, 1942 - February 5, 2016

William G. Wise, a man of humble greatness, finished his race and received his prize on Friday, Feb. 5th.  He was born in Indiana in 1942 and while attending Concordia Seminary married his best friend and life-long partner, Dorothy Duda.  During his 49 years of pastoring, his passion was to see churches, communities and nations fully alive in God's purpose for them.  The legacy of this gentle...
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Aida Luz Seidel

April 28, 1942 - January 27, 2016

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Kenneth A Broadt

June 25, 1941 - January 23, 2016

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Larry M Campbell

February 7, 1927 - January 22, 2016

A memorial service with full military honors will be held Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00PM in the Chapel at McLaughlin Mortuary located at 17 Chestnut Avenue S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Marie Eva Whippie

July 3, 1926 - January 19, 2016

 Eva Whippie, 89, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away on January 19, 2016.  She was born on July 3, 1926 in Fitchburg, MA, the daughter of Theophile and Adele Legere.   She was raised in Peterborough, NH, where she met and married her husband Robert A. Whippie in 1957.  They moved to Hopkinsville, KY, where they lived for many happy years.  Shortly after his death, she moved to Ft. Walton...
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Penny Lee Barnes

July 9, 1963 - January 16, 2016

Penny Lee Barnes, 52, of Shalimar, FL, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Eglin AFB Hospital. Born in Williamsport, PA, Penny resided in Northwest Florida for the past 20 years. She married Donald Barnes in 1983 and they had 2 children together before divorcing in 2010. Penny is survived by her children Ashley (Michael) and Brandon; grandchildren Tyler and Caitlyn; parents Melvin and...
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Irwin E. Walters, Jr.

July 28, 1949 - January 15, 2016

Irwin Eugene Walters Jr. "Buddy" passed away on Friday January 15, 2016. Buddy was born on July 28, 1949. Preceded by (mother) Elsie Marie Andrews-Walters and (father) Irwin Eugene Walters Sr. Buddy was boisterous, very outgoing and had a zest for life. Buddy loved hanging out with his family and his friends. He was an active member of Amvets Post 29. He could usually be found enjoying...
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Nellie Robertson Harley

December 29, 1928 - January 15, 2016

To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul.  Psalms 25:1 Nellie R. Harley was called to be with our Lord and Savior on January 15th, 2016.  She is a blessing to all those who have had the privilege to know her. Born to Mary and Andrew Robertson on December 29, 1928, Nell was the fifth of six children, with three sisters and two brothers. Her husband, Walter D. Harley, her parents, her siblings, and one...
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Alice Lee Shields

November 2, 1936 - January 7, 2016

With a broken heart Edward R Shields, Colonel, USAF (Ret) lost his loving wife of 59 years. With family she passed away peacefully Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center as a result of complications from over 8 years of cancer. She is now in the hands of the Lord. Lee grew up in St. Lucie County Florida, graduated from Palm Beach High School and then to nurses school...
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Robert Peter Eskald

February 12, 1933 - January 6, 2016

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Eileen W Porter

February 10, 1920 - December 26, 2015

Graveside services with full Military Honors will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Beal Memorial Cemetery, 316 NW Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.mclaughlinmortuary.com
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Barbara Born

March 3, 1937 - December 13, 2015

Barbara W. Born, 78, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Dec. 13, after an extended illness. Barbara was born in Fairfax, Alabama, to Ruby and Lester Watson. She grew up in Pensacola, Florida, and later attended Florida State University where she majored in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, active in...
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Dominic Anthony Bryla

August 2, 1931 - November 29, 2015

Dominic Anthony "Don" Bryla; Lt. Cmdr. USN (Retired), passed away Sunday November 27, 2015. Don was born to Polish immigrants in Plainfield, NJ in 1931. He loved and valued lifelong learning and used his natural talents in creative pursuits of art, dance, athletics and constructions. He met and married Barbara Jean Walker (deceased) while they were dance instructors. He joined the Navy at 17...
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Beverly Wilder Hart

April 27, 1937 - November 25, 2015

Beverly J. Hart of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on November 25, 2015 surrounded by her family. Beverly is survived by Dennis (Son) and Lyn Hart, Carla Moore (Daughter) and Linda Mayfield, Kristi Cardinal (Daughter) and Jay Guiard, Linda Bowen (Sister), Bob Hartshorne (Brother), Grandchildren, Blake Cardinal and Raechal Cardinal and her USAF Family. Beverly's passing was preceded by...
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John Lester Vesey

October 30, 1933 - November 25, 2015

John L. Vesey, 82, passed away peacefully on November 25th after a brief, unexpected illness. He is survived by Carol his loving wife of 59 years, daughter Patti of Longwood, Florida, Son Greg of Sugar Land, Texas, six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. John was a policeman for the city of Fort Walton Beach for 24 years, retiring as Chief of Police in 1992. He spent the next several...
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Kenneth E. Williamson

January 11, 1925 - November 17, 2015

Kenneth Eugene Williamson 1925-2015 Ken was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, and raised on a farm in Lowndes County, Alabama. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery in June 1942, and immediately entered the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served in North Africa and in the China-Burma India Theaters. In the CBI, he was stationed in Kunming, China, as a member of the Fourteenth Air Force,...
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Facundo Nelson Izquierdo

March 23, 1944 - November 13, 2015

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Stephen Mark Williams

July 24, 1969 - November 12, 2015

Stephen "Mark" Williams (1969-2015) Mark Williams, age 46, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2015. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Arthur and Opal Boyle of Greenup, Kentucky; grandparents Clay W "Boomer" and Mary P Williams of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; and many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins. Survivors are his wife Tracey L. Williams of...
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Dylan A Fender

November 1, 1989 - November 12, 2015

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Thompson Lindley

November 26, 1940 - November 11, 2015

Thompson Lindley 1940-2015 Thompson Lindley, age 74, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away on 11 November 2015 at 6:20 pm due to a long term illness. Lieutenant Colonel Thompson "Tom" Lindley, United States Air Force (Retired) was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War and numerous military actions and exercises during the period 1960 to 1984 while flying the C-130A/B/E/H, MC-130E "Combat...
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Judy L Rice

November 5, 2015

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Hal Peterson

January 17, 1933 - November 5, 2015

Hal Peterson, age 82, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away on Nov. 5, 2015. Hal was born on January 17, 1933, to parents, Dennis and Myrtle Peterson. He will be remembered for his duty to his country in both the U.S. Army and Air Force. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter, Laura Ann and is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Lois Ann; children, Hal Lawrence (Debbie)...
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Raymond John Herbig

January 25, 1935 - November 3, 2015

Raymond J. Herbig January 25, 1935-November 3, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents William J. and Henrietta, and his brother William. He is survived by his Wife Julie B. Herbig and his children, Raymond Herbig Jr., Deborah Matias (Jamie), and Angela Moring (Michael), John and Robert Koenig, many grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was a faithful member of Corpus Christi...
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Frances Grace Mills

August 15, 1921 - November 2, 2015

Service information is as follows: Visitation, Thursday, November 12, 2015; 10:00AM to 10:45AM at McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Avenue S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Grave side service, Thursday, November 12, 2015; 11:00AM at Beal Memorial Cemetery, 316 NW Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Virginia Anne Whitmire

August 5, 1920 - October 27, 2015

Virginia Anne Lee Whitmire, age 95 died on October 27, 2015. Ginny was the loving wife of Warren T. Whitmire and wonderful mother to 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She will be reunited with her husband Whit at Barrancas Cemetery in Pensacola. Thank you to all her friends and care takers who have loved her through her very long full life. Expressions of sympathy can be...
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Michael E. Rainey

May 5, 1946 - October 23, 2015

Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Larry N Williams

May 3, 1947 - October 20, 2015

Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Tongjan Kramer

January 1, 1954 - October 19, 2015

Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy can be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Ida Oven Pugh

October 3, 1924 - October 16, 2015

Ida Oven Pugh, "Miss Ida" age 91 , formerly of Shalimar, FL passed away on Friday, Oct 16, 2015 after a brief illness. She was born on October 3, 1924, in Tallahassee, FL to William J. and Bershe Meginnis Oven. She was Episcopalian by faith. Her faith was a very important part of her life. She was active in the Altar Guild and had been an active retired Volunteer for the Fort Walton Beach...
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Doris O. Heard

July 7, 1924 - October 11, 2015

Doris Odenkirchen Heard, 91, formerly of Beaufort, South Carolina, passed from this life into the next on October 11, 2015 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Theodora Paula Maria Odenkirchen was born July 7, 1924 in Andernach, Germany, the daughter of Apollenaris and Paula Odenkirchen. Her family immigrated to Charleston, South Carolina when she was 8 years old and was enrolled into school almost...
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Erich Gross

December 15, 1947 - October 10, 2015

Erich Gross, 67, of Fort Walton Beach, FL died October 10, 2015. Mr. Gross is survived by his beloved wife, Donna Gross. Family will be holding a private service for Mr. Gross.
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Jerry Rollins

April 1, 1968 - October 8, 2015

Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Emil Anthony DeRouin

May 15, 1929 - October 8, 2015

Emil Anthony DeRouin May 15, 1929 ~ October 8, 2015 Emil DeRouin, 86, formerly of Ft. Walton Beach, passed away in Tallahassee on Thursday, October 8, 2015. He served his country for 20 years and retired in 1967. He is survived by 8 of his 11 children: Ronald & Elaine Derouin, David & Melinda Derouin, Mary & Ray Pickard, Edward & Kathy DeRouin, Joseph & Debbie DeRouin, Kathryn & Tim Patterson,...
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Joshua Allen Gray

July 3, 1982 - October 5, 2015

Joshua (Josh) Allen Gray, 32, of Fort Walton Beach passed away October 5, 2015. His laughter, sense of humor, constant smile and willingness to help others will be missed by his family and tons of friends.  Josh was born in Fort Walton Beach, FL on July 3, 1982 to Christine Gray and Troy Breakbill. Josh attended Edwin's Elementary School, Bruner Middle School and Fort Walton Beach High School....
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Alan Donald Vaughn

January 12, 1952 - October 5, 2015

Services will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Cory Workman

May 2, 1978 - October 5, 2015

Cory M. Workman, life long resident of  Ft.Walton Beach died unexpectedly October 5,2015.  He was born May 2, 1978. Cory is survived by his mother, Barbara Workman; daughter, Madison;son, Robin; brother and sister-in law, Sean and Paige Workman; as well as, numerous other relatives of Ft.Walton Beach, Oklahoma, New York and Alaska. He was proceeded in death by his father, Robin Workman. Cory...
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Emily Lucile Hale

October 7, 1917 - October 5, 2015

There will be no local services. Funeral services will be conducted in Montgomery, Alabama under the direction of White Chapel-Greenwood & Serenity Cemetery located at 909 LIncoln Road, Montgomery, Alabama. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com
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Karen Dickerson

March 28, 1944 - September 29, 2015

Karen Fauth Dickerson, 71, of Conyers, died September 29, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert Dickerson; daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Kevin Day of Hampton and Julie and Bernie Kenneweg of Covington; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Catherine Dickerson of Kneeland, CA; grandchildren, Jennifer Hill of Marietta, Steven and his wife Tammy Hill of Hampton, Andrew Day of...
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Velma Bradford Atkins

June 18, 1928 - September 22, 2015

Velma Bradford Atkins, age 87, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 in a local healthcare facility. Velma was born on June 18, 1928 in Mount High, Alabama to Oscar and Mallie Cannon Bradford. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the Cinco Baptist Church, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She has been a resident of the local area since 1956 when...
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