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“roy and family,im so sorry for your loss of linda and my prayers go out to you all.lnda was a very sweet and special lady who will never be forgotten ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: tracy combs - marion, VA

“Roy and Family - so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you each and every one in our prayers. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: TOM AND DONNA GUINN - DUBLIN, VA

“Roy, I am so sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do, just holler. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: John Hawkins - Rural Retreat, VA

“Sorry for your loss, i know she had a long battle,you will be in our prayers ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Joey and Kathy Elswick - VA

“My sympathy and prayers ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Helen Heffinger - Marion, VA

“So very sorry for your great loss !! Thinking of the family. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Paula Davis - Bristol, VA

“Family we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts & prayers. Linda was so kind and loving to all who knew her. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mac & Edith Mckinnon - Marion, VA

“I'm so sorry to hear of this. Such a wonderful person and family. Prayers for you all. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sheila Powers Whetstone - NC

“So sorry Roy. You all were wonderful couple proving true can last a lifetime. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Judith (Judy) Traynham (Blevins) - VA

“So sorry for your loss Roger. I remember Linda from our school days at Chilhowie. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Shelton Belefski - VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Linda. She was a beautiful soul, and I loved her and...Read More ยป
11 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Stamper - Chilhowie, VA

“So sorry Roy, for your loss. Lana and I will keep you in our prayers. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Bob DeBord - Marion, VA - Friend

“ROY & TRINA SORRY TO HEAR OF LINDAS PASSING SHE WAS ALWAYS A WONJDERFUL FRIEND THAT WE LOVED SO DEARLY WE KNOW THAT WE WILL SEE HER AGAIN. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: TOMMY & SUE GENTRY - chilhowie, VA


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Linda S. Rethford, 68, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital. Linda was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a faithful member of the Macedonia Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Thelma Pauley and her son, Roy Wayne Rethford. Survivors include her husband of 49 years Roy Wilburn Rethford of Chilhowie; son, John Rethford of Johnson City, TN.; daughter, Trina Harrison and husband Terry of Chilhowie; granddaughter, Jasmine Harrison; step grandsons, Lewis and Aaron Harrison; brother, Roger Pauley and wife Barbara of Bristol, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 8 PM Monday, July 24 at the Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Eller officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 AM Tuesday, July 25 in the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Monday prior to the funeral service at the church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Iron Mtn. Riders for St. Jude's c/o Susan Mason 1376 Timberland Ln, Chilhowie, VA. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Rethford Family.