Brenda L. McLaughlin passed away, peacefully, on March 30, 2015 at the
age of 74. Brenda was born to Mildred and Cly Armstrong and was raised
in Bond Special Arkansas. Both parents preceded her death. Brenda graduated
as a registered nurse in 1962 from St Edwards School of Nursing in Ft.
After raising three daughters, she worked for many years in the healthcare
field. She had an outstanding career as a long term care administrator
and was president of the Tulsa Metropolitan Nursing Home Association.
She later worked and retired as a nursing home surveyor with the OSDH.
Her passion for senior care and their families was well known by
all. Brenda loved cooking, gardening, vacations in Destin and her
beloved dog Lulu.
Brenda is survived by: her three daughters, Loree Smith and her husband,
Chad, of Bentonville Arkansas, Lisa Aishman of Edmond, Leslie Freet
of Tulsa; four grandchildren, Chase, Mattie, Ben and Lydia. She is
also survived by her sister, Frances Bazany, of Kenosha Wisconsin as well
as nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 in
the chapel at Harvard Ave Christian Church. Brenda’s family
wishes to acknowledge all those who have provided loving care and support
during her illness. Donations may be made to The Clarehouse in her honor
Time: Apr 3, 2015 1:30 p.m.
Location: Harvard Avenue Christian Church
Address: 5502 South Harvard Avenue