Linda D. Whitfield
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CALEDONIA: Linda D. Whitfield, age 51, resident of Caledonia went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday June 30, 2012 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Born May 1, 1961 in Shelby, she was raised in the Shelby-Tiro area and had been a resident of Caledonia for the past seventeen years.
She was a very dedicated home health nurse who had been employed with several agencies throughout the north central Ohio area. She was a member of the Central Christian Church in Marion. Linda enjoyed reading, crocheting, camping and researching the history of the English Royalty, especially Princess Diana. Her family was her main concern and she always made time for her grandchildren's extracurricular activities.
Survivors include her husband Mark H. Whitfield , whom she married November 19, 1993; her children Jessica Jolley of Mt. Vernon, Stephen (Alisha) Clay, Jr. of Mansfield, Christina (Shawn) Proudfoot of Caledonia, Stephen Whitfield of Florida; eight grandchildren, Bianca, Brianna, Tauren, T.J., Gabrielle, Alexis, Cyntara and Brooklynn; her mother Carol (Mike) Cole of Tiro; three brothers, Ricky Anderson of San Antonio, TX; Kelly Cole of West Jefferson, Ben Hurrell of Athens, GA; one sister Debbie Hurrell of Georgia and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father Clarence Hurrell, Jr., her brother Mickey Cole, and her grandparents Ben Hurrell and Betty and Shorty Gaster.
Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Calling hours will not be observed. Memorial contribution may be made in care of: Pat Kracker Breast Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 3552 Mansfield, Ohio 44907. Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com
Published in the News Journal on July 3, 2012