Sheryl Dawn McLaughlin

August 16, 1964 - November 16, 2018
Sheryl Dawn McLaughlin

Gifts & Memorial Donations

McLaughlin, Sheryl Dawn, 54, of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2018 at the Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. Sheryl was born on August 16, 1964 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Sheryl is remembered as a person who always could find the good in everything and helped to turn any bad situation into a good one. She was great as a positive guide for her family and friends. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and planting flowers, breeding and raising cockatiel birds, and doing crafts. Sheryl and her family especially loved the new crafts projects she would come up with every year at Christmas time. They will continue to honor her passion for crafts and tradition.

Sheryl is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, James “Jim” McLaughlin; her sons, Justin Southern and Joshua Caldwell; her daughter, Ashley Southern; her mother, Carolyn Purcell; her sisters, Shannon and Sharon; 7 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Subscribe to this Obituary

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • November 17, 2018
    Kelly Hall lit a candle:
    Lit since November 17, 2018 at 11:00:45 AM

  • November 17, 2018
    James Mclaughlin lit a candle:
    Lit since November 17, 2018 at 11:15:23 AM

  • November 17, 2018
    ashley southern lit a candle:
    Lit since November 17, 2018 at 11:21:39 PM

  • November 17, 2018
    Barbara Coolbaugh says:
    RIP Sheryl you were a great daughter in -law loved you dearly you will always be remembered never forgotten till we meet again

  • November 17, 2018
    Sheri says:
    R.I.P. Sheryl your an amazing woman, wife and mother n grandmother. You will be greatly missed. Fly high with the Angels my friend. I will miss you, it was an honor to have had you touched my life as you did many others.

  • November 17, 2018
    Amanda Southern says:
    Fly high momma! You are and always will be loved and cherished. You are a huge piece of Adrianna, Dalton, Malachi, and Elijah's lives. We love you to the moon and back. You will never be forgotten. Love you mom.

  • November 17, 2018
    Bridgette Stewart says:
    My greatest memories of all my visits was seeing what wonderful changes you made to create a wonderful life for my brother and your children. You always worked endlessly to make life better for everyone you knew. Your grandchildren we're the lights in your life and they will remember your love and strength. I will miss you my dear friend.

  • November 17, 2018
    Barbara Coolbaugh lit a candle:
    Lit since November 17, 2018 at 11:54:47 PM

  • November 17, 2018
    Barbara Coolbaugh lit a candle:
    Lit since November 17, 2018 at 11:56:40 PM

  • November 22, 2018
    Justin Southern says:
    Life will never be the same without you mom, but I know you pain free and flying high with Jesse. You always be missed and never forgotten. RIP mom

  • November 30, 2018
    Beth says:
    You will be missed. Will miss talking cockatiels and about my girls and your grandkids. You were always a pleasure and love. Watching my yellow check care for the baby sibling and coming up with names. Sorry we didn’t get to meet in person. Schedule lbs got crazy and than this. You left so many that loved you You are one in a million. Fly free

  • December 17, 2018
    Cole lit a candle:
    Lit since December 17, 2018 at 12:53:43 PM