Joann McLaughlin, age 75, of Sebring, Florida, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. She was born April 26, 1942 in Hacoda, Alabama to A.P. and Mildred Inez (Crosby) Cooper. Joann worked as a medical secretary, was of the Christian faith, loved shopping, cooking, dancing, and her family. She has been a resident of Sebring since 1945, coming from Hacoda.
Survivors include her sons, Richard G. Smith (Melanie) of Avon Park, and Robert J. Smith (Laura) of Sebring; sisters, Sue Sadler and Judy Cooper; three grandchildren, Joshua Ty Smith, Darrin Leif Smith, and Preston Cole Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Hailey Smith, Madison Smith, and Jason Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and one sister.
Arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Online condolences may be left at www.stephensonnelsonfh.com