Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call anytime at 850-244-5163. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Managing Partner, Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer. Crematory Certified.
Terri graduated in 2008 from American River College in
Sacramento, CA with a degree in Mortuary Science. She holds a Funeral
Director license in California and Florida. Terri is also serving an
Embalming internship at Emerald Coast Funeral Home. Terri and her family have
recently moved to the Fort Walton Beach area and are enjoying living on the
Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator
Jeffrey was born and raised in Carrollton,
Georgia. He graduated from Jefferson State Community College in
Birmingham, Alabama with his Associate’s degree in Funeral Science.
Jeffrey started in the funeral business in 1997 in Carrollton, Georgia and
moved to Milton, Florida in 2007. Jeffrey enjoys the outdoors including
camping and long walks on the beach. His favorite pastime activity is
playing the piano. Jeffrey has been in the business for over 20 years and
looks forward to another 20 years with McLaughlin Mortuary.
Funeral Director/ Embalmer
Brenda moved from Texas to the Fort Walton Beach area. She is a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. It is an honor and privilege to take care of our families.
"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. If I can ease one life the aching or cool one pain or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain." ~Emily Dickinson
Grief Support and Ambassador
Joan Young was previously employed at McLaughlin for 10 years and we are delighted that she has joined us again. She was National President for Gold Star Wives from 2005-2007. Ms. Joan was Volunteer of the Year for the Mental Health Association in 1999. She was inducted into the Okaloosa County Women's Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Okaloosa County Wall of Fame in 2005. For 18 years, she served as Chapter Leader for the Compassionate Friends Grief Support Group. She is currently a volunteer for the VA Clinic and previously volunteered for the Crisis Line, The Sexual Trauma Team and Transformers. She was deemed Employee of the Year at a previous employer in 1996. Ms. Joan has an Associates of Science Degree. Employee of the Year at Gulf Power, she is also a Gold Star Wife.
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