A memorial service will be held for Linda Thomas, 66, of Artesia, at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at First Christian Church, 1006 W. Bullock Ave., Artesia, NM 88210, with Minister Janice Thomas officiating. She passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Artesia.
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Linda was born Nov. 14, 1946, to Butch and Lena Webb in Carlsbad, N.M. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Loved being a certified nurse assistant and always put the needs of others before her own.
Linda is survived by her children: Stacie Turpen and her husband, Jeff of Dexter, N.M., Joe Cain and his wife, Eva of Fort Campbell, Ky., Kyra McLaughlin and her husband, Jason of Artesia, N.M., and Steven Thomas and his wife, Jinny of Roswell, N.M.; her grandchildren: Kevin Turpen, Cody Turpen and his wife, Ashley, Krystan Turpen, Stephanie Cain, Samantha Cain, Dillon McLaughlin and Mya McLaughlin; seven great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Jackie Webb of Carlsbad; close friends, Janice and James Thomas; her former husband, Robert Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Butch and Lena Webb; her brother, Robert Lee Webb; and her son, Brett Allen Cain.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany.com Services are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Dec. 19, 2012