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Laura Balentine

January 9, 1968 ~ June 20, 2017 (age 49)

Laura Ann Delgadillo Balentine, age 49, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, passed away on June 20, 2017.  Laura was born in January 1968 to parents, Felix and Lavina Delgadillo. 

Laura was raised in Kerrville, TX, attended and graduated from Tivy High School and played in the Antler Band.  Laura, having a very kind and generous heart had many friends, and all who met her immediately fell in love with her.  Laura met the love of her life and soul partner, Jim Balentine of Baton Rouge, LA. They were married on January 8, 1991.  Laura’s joy for life inspired all who met her.

Laura is predeceased by her father, Felix Delgadillo, father in law, Claude Balentine, and brother Danny Delgadillo.  She is survived by her husband, USAF Retired Capt James (Jim) Balentine, mother, Lavina Delgadillo, brothers; Gino (Cindy) Delgadillo,  and Gabe Delgadillo, mother in law, Sally Balentine , and sisters in law; Barbara Knight and Karen Hurdle.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, June 23 at 2:00 PM at Emerald Coast Funeral Home.  The family will receive visitors on Thursday, June 22 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Emerald Coast Funeral Home.  Interment will take place at Guadalupe Cemetery, Kerrville, TX.  In lieu flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice in Laura’s name

 Service Information

June 22, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Funeral Service
June 23, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home 4
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

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