Bloom, Linda Marie Pike (Delano)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Linda Marie (Pike) Bloom, 27, of Delano, TN, passed away, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 due to injuries sustained in a car accident. 

She was of Baptist faith. 

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cayla Bloom; and grandparents, Robert and Dovie Pike. 

She is survived by her husband, David Bloom; children, Dawson Bloom and Kadin Pike, all of Delano; parents, John and Bonnie Pike of Athens; grandparents, Virgil and Linda Cronan of Benton; and sister, Shelia Cronan of Sweetwater. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Jerry Herron officiating. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, at the Higgins Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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