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Audrey “Cookie” McLaughlin

Audrey “Cookie” McLaughlin, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. She was a native of Unicoi County Tennessee and a daughter of the late Ralph and Ethel Bradford Nelson. She was a member of Redeeming Grace Freewill Baptist Church of Erwin. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son: Jerry Bowman, Brother: Dewey Nelson and a Sister: Kathleen Tittle.

Audrey “Cookie” has left behind to cherish her memories:
Husband: Bobby McLaughlin
Daughter: Sherry Kelly, husband Anthony of Erwin
Granddaughters: Elisha Dean,
Wendy Hale
Bonita Valdez
Grandsons: David Bowman,
Brad Bowman
Andy Valdez

The family requests the honor of your presence as we honor and remember the life of Audrey “Cookie” McLaughlin in a funeral service at 7:00 PM on Friday, August 29, 2014 in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Reverend Charlie Byrd officiating. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until service time on Friday. A committal service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Jones Cemetery. Those attending the committal service will meet at Valley Funeral Home by 10:30 AM on Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Audrey “Cookie” McLaughlin through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.