April 27, 1951 – June 30, 2023
Carolyn McLaughlin, age 72 passed away on Friday, June 30, 2023. She was born on April 27, 1951, in Niceville, Florida.
Carolyn graduated from Howey Academy in Howey in the Hills, Florida in 1969. She worked with the Okaloosa County School Board as a bus driver for over 30 years with routes in Niceville and Crestview, Florida.
Also, Carolyn worked at Danny’s Fried Chicken in Niceville. She enjoyed being outdoors working in the yard and she liked to go fishing as well.
Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, L.E. McLaughlin Jr. (also known as Mac) and Carolyn McLaughlin.
Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Leigh Norton (Greg) and Heather Harrelson (Jamie), her brother, Eddie McLaughlin (Rhonda), her grandchildren, Haleigh Ellis, William Harkins, Dallas Harrelson and Caroline Harrelson and one great grandchild, Tynsleigh Ellis.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023, beginning at 11:30 am at New Beginnings Church, 412 West James Lee Blvd. Crestview, Florida 32536. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 15, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the church.