Ostina “Tina” (Isom) McLaurin, 51, of Providence, RI passed away on August 26, 2021 at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation, loved by her family and friends. Tina was the daughter of Joann (Richardson) Isom Crim and the late Leroy Thomas Isom. She was the wife of the late Milton McLaurin and lived with him and their children in Woonsocket for many years. Tina attended Central High School in Providence. She was a childcare assistant at the YMCA and worked as a housekeeper for many years until her retirement. She was baptized and a member of the Christ Community Church in Providence.
Tina was a devoted mother, daughter, sister and aunt. She enjoyed spending time with her family and had an exceptional rapport with every child that crossed her path. She also enjoyed shopping, reading, and especially, spending time with her grandchildren. She adored August, her beloved dog. To anyone who spent time with her, she always brought a smile to their face with her random, playful antics.
Ostina leaves behind nine children: Patrice Isom, Ryan McLaurin, Jordan McLaurin, Kaolbi McLaurin, Justus McLaurin, Nitosea Tunstall, Justina Tunstall, Kaila Shepard and Tyrone Shepard (Son in law); Thirteen grandchildren, Ryan McLaurin JR., Eileen McLaurin, Elias McLaurin, Julionna-Natani Tunstall, Xy’Riah Tunstall, Xy’Ana Tunstall, Quisan Tunstall, D’Ajahne Tunstall Andrew Walker, Dyani Mariale, Sakima Mariale, Nakisha Kilgore, Jazmin Shepard and great grandchild Elijah Barros. Tina also leaves behind six siblings: Latosha Fernandes, Jacqui Dias, Jasmine Isom, Tremayne Isom, Jason Quinn several brothers and sisters-in-law; many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Besides her father, Tina was predeceased by her sister Shanda Smith.
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