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Linda Walker

Graveside service for Linda Walker will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Caraway Cemetery with James Beckham and James Whitaker officiating.  Visitation Wednesday 4:00 -7:00 PM. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Linda, age 64 of Gladeville passed away August 16, 2022, at her home.

Born March 4, 1958, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Walter William “Buster” Walker and Essie Clara Kelley Walker.  She grew up on the family farm in the Glade with her seventeen siblings.  Linda spent many summers at the Glade Ball park playing softball with her family and friends.  She was a 1976 graduate of Mt. Juliet High School, and was a member of the Church of Christ.  You could find Linda every Saturday at the Lebanon Farmers Market or watching Alabama football.  When she wasn’t cheering on her beloved Alabama Crimson Tide, she enjoyed spending time with her family that she adored.  She worked over thirty years for the Wilson County School System, serving as Kids’ Club director and an aide in a special education classroom.  She also enjoyed working with the special needs basketball league on Saturdays.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Donnie.

She leaves behind seven brothers: Clifford “Bubba” Walker, Bobby Walker, Mike Walker, Ronnie “Porky” Walker, Jackie (Debbie) Walker, David (Julie) Walker, and Chris (Terri) Walker; nine sisters: Barbara Walker, Sue Goins, Gloria (Scott) Henley, Melissa Lynn, Melanie (Jeff) Yant, Gwen (Paul) Scaglione, Tonya (Haskell) Evans, Sonya (Jack) Sawyers, and Emily Allison; 26 nieces and nephews along with their spouses; and 25 great nieces and nephews.  She also leaves behind numerous friends, co-workers, and students.

Pallbearers: Wyatt Evans, Kelly Joe Lynn, Trey Walker, Walker Sawyers, Cody Walker, Jerry Goins, Ethan Evans, and Damien Boyd

In lieu of flowers, Linda has requested donations be made to Empower Me Center, PO Box 672, Lebanon, TN 37088.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142  www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Carole Towns says:
    I am so blessed to have known her for lifetime
  2. Kay Brown says:
    Linda made this world a better place.
  3. Marlese Allen says:
    Linda will be missed. She was loved by so many especially her special needs kids.
  4. Maricela Rabbett says:
    Ms Linda was unique and that’s one of the qualities I loved about her! She was a second mom to my children. Blessed are we who crossed paths with her. Forever in hearts!!
  5. Teresa Hudgens says:
    Linda was a sweetheart. I always loved seeing her. She will be missed.
  6. Candy Flannery says:
    Oh my. So sorry to hear this. What s beautiful. I’m sure she is shining in heaven.
  7. Kathy Stivender says:
    Linda was very dear to me. She was one of the most genuine e people I have ever know. Love you, Linda.
    Roll Tide from your War Eagle friend. ❤️
  8. Jennifer Yokom says:
    Linda touched the lives of many. We will miss her. She taught me to stop and enjoy God’s gifts.
  9. Brenda Thomas says:
    So sorry for your loss.
  10. Jeri Guethlein McCoy says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Linda & I both played softball in the Glade years ago and had lots of good conversations. I thought a lot of Linda
  11. Dorie Mitchell says:
    There will never be another Linda!!! She was loved by everyone. I know that the Walker family will miss her. You are in my prayers.
  12. Gary Bennett says:
    So sorry to hear this! Linda was such a good person and happy soul! The world lost a good friend, but Heaven gained an Angel! Prayers to the family! God Bless!
  13. Phyllis Robinson says:
    Linda was a dear friend to me. She was always there to help everyone. She made a difference in the lives of many boys and girls and families . She was a true SCE Bobcat. I am so blessed to call her my friend. I will miss her. Sending love and prayers to all of you.
  14. Nell Stephens says:
    If you knew Linda you were so blessed as she treated everyone the same no matter your status. Always smiling and so glad to see you. If everyone took lessons from Linda the world would be a better place to live. Prayer and love to all the family.
  15. Pat Jaynes says:
    Linda was a dear friend. I have such fond memories from the time we worked together at Stoner Creek Elementary.
  16. Susie Breedwell says:
    I was always impressed by Linda’s drive and gift of serving others. She loved her family, her SCE family and so many others. Praying you feel God’s comfort.
  17. Ginny Smith says:
    Linda was a sweet person. I always enjoyed talking to her. She treated everyone with kindness. Praying for the family during this difficult time.
  18. Teresa Brooks says:
    To the Walker family, several of you were my students at MJHS, some of you were my peers, some of you married to co-workers of mine; all of you are dear to me and I send my deepest sympathy on the loss of Linda. You are among the finest people I’ve ever known.
  19. Deborah Parks-Word says:
    I cannot express how this saddens me so to hear that Linda has left us. She was so kind, caring and funny. To know her is to love her. My heart and prayers go out to all of her family.