Jackson, Linda Sue (Chatsworth)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Linda Sue Jackson, 63, of Chatsworth, GA, died on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her residence. 

Linda was born November 24, 1949 in Oneida, TN, a daughter of the late William and Mable Stephens Smith. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Jim Smith; and sister, Shirley Fancher. 

Linda loved to quilt and most of all loved her family. Her greatest possessions in life were her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. 

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Jonathan Sosebee of Chatsworth; son and daughter-in-law, Larry Shane and Kristen Smith of Calhoun; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Robin Smith of Oneida, TN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Lou Foster of Chatsworth, Barb and Torch Chitwood, Judy and Barney Smithers of Oneida, TN; grandchildren, Madison Winkler, Gage Winkler, Brody Smith, Bree Smith, Matt Sosebee, Hunter Sosebee and Tanner Sosebee; nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Linda Sue Jackson will be held Monday January 28, at 2 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Brian Winkler and Dr. Danny Cochran officiating. Interment will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens with Dale Winkler, Ronnie Jackson, Mark Jackson, Booger Wilson, Doug Jackson and Jeremy Springfield serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, January 27. 

Arrangements later by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA.


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