Carolyn F. McCorquodale

Carolyn Futch McCorquodale went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Carolyn was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on Oct. 3, 1927, to Pearl and Thurman Futch, who preceded her in death. Carolyn retired as secretary of First Baptist Church in Arcadia, Florida in 1989 where she was a very active member for many years as a Sunday school teacher and faithful member of the choir, among many other services for her Lord Jesus Christ.

Carolyn, with her husband and son, moved to Sebring in 1998 and she was a member of First Baptist Church of Sebring and the Orchid Society of Highlands County. After graduating from St. Petersburg High School in 1945, she went to work for the FBI in Washington, D.C. Later, she graduated from Tampa College of Cosmetology. She met and married Robert D. McCorquodale in 1950 and they started their family. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, and growing roses and orchids, but her family was the love of her life.

Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Brenda Sue Givens (Richard) of Sebring, Marjorie Lynn Mitchell of Lake Placid and Janis Ann Bass (Charles) of Wauchula; and son, Robert Bryan McCorquodale of Sebring; in addition to three granddaughters, four grandsons, and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, T.C. Futch of Goldsboro, North Carolina, numerous nieces and nephews and their children.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home in Sebring with family receiving friends beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Online condolences may be left at

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