Celebrating the life of

Barbara D. McLaughlin

Passed away on August 11, 2021

Barbara D. McLaughlin

Barbara Davidson McLaughlin, 83, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  Barbara was born January 30, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario Canada to the late Robert and Etta Davidson.  She and her husband lived in Connecticut before retiring to Skidaway Island 26 years ago.  Barbara was a faithful member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, The Landings Club, the L.W.G.A., the Savannah Symphony Board of Directors (Women’s Guild), and also a member of the P.E.O.  She was a charter member of the 100 Club where she helped organize the Bear Gala for the past 26 years.  She was known by many as the “Centerpiece Lady”, always willing to make a special arrangement for an event.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Curtis, her daughter Nancy, and her sister, Betty Young.

Mrs. McLaughlin is survived by her husband, Samuel Hunter McLaughlin.

A Memorial Service will be held at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, August 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. 

Remembrances may be made to Skidaway Island United Methodist Church.



Sam, so sorry to hear of Barbara's passing--I'm shocked. Please let me know if I can do anything for you

- Jerry Buckley, Savannah, Ga.

Sam, I am in shock. Barbara was a sweet beautiful friend. I send you our condolences Pray for you.

- Carol Nickels, Savannah , Georgia

Barb was creative intelligent hard working fun but most of all she had a good heart and was the epitome of kindness

- Nancy Sheets, Savannah , Ga

A candle has been lit!

Dear Sam, my family and I are sending you prayers and condolences to you and your family. May God Bless and Keep You. The Johnston / Hearne Family.

- Jettie Johnston Hearne, Savannah, GA

A candle has been lit!

Barbara was a true advocate for our tiny patients at Memorial Health with her hard work and commitment to the ever-popular Bear Galas ! Keeping her and all who loved her in my prayers.

- Kelly Kilpatrick Hunt, Savannah, Georgia

Barbara was a wonderful, caring person, and a good friend. I have many fond memories of golfing with her and working on PEO projects. Sam, you are in my prayers.

- Susan Dischner Moore, Savannah , Georgia

So sorry to hear of your loss. Barbara was a dear P.E.O. Sister and I so enjoyed working on several state conventions with her. She was a sweetheart. God’s comfort to the family.

- Linda S Goethe, Brevard, NC

Sam, There are no words to express how sorry we both feel about the loss of Barb. You and Barb have always been a part of our family. You are in our thought and prayers. John and Glen

- John Wills/Glen Lewis, Atlanta , Ga

Sam, we are very sad to read in TWATL of Barbara's passing. She was a welcoming sweet person who always seemed pleased to stop, chat and share dog stories with us. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Ann and Chuck Frankhauser, La Grange, Illinois

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel