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Linda Mae WaldridgePassing: June 25, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 30th @ 11:00am


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, June 29th @ 4:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday, June 30th @ 10:00am-11:00am


Fairview Cemetery

Thursday, June 30th

MITCHELL – Linda Mae Waldridge, 77, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022 at her residence.

Born August 3, 1944 in Orleans, she was the daughter of Harold Sr. and Lillie (Neal) Cox.

Linda was a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene and was involved with women’s ministries, was a Sunday School teacher, and a church board member.  She loved to read the Bible until she lost her sight.  Linda enjoyed gatherings with family and friends, and was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Surviving are her children, Debra (Pete) Bloecher of Orleans, Dolores (Loren) Stroud of Valeene, and Rhea Dawn Johnson of Bedford; sisters, Patricia Luttrell of Bedford, and Becky Cox of Bedford; nine grandchildren; and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Her parents; father of the children, Charles Eugene “Wally” Waldridge; daughter, Tammy Waldridge; grandson, Kevin Harr; and brother, Harold Cox, Jr. preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 30, in the Memorial Chapel at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.  

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7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Karin Dobson | Jacksonville, NC 28546
    Date: June 30, 2022
    I'm so sorry for your loss.Linda was a good friend when I lived there in 104...she will be missed by all...Karin Dobson
  2. Guest: Mark and Teresa Lindley | Orleans, Indiana
    Date: June 29, 2022
    Linda was always so kind and friendly to our family. We missed her when she moved from Orleans. Sending our love, hugs, and prayers to Debra, Dee, Dawn, and all of the family. 😪🙏❤
  3. Guest: Diane Nugent | Mitchell
    Date: June 29, 2022
    I always liked to work along side of Linda . I was a CNA and She was in House Keeping at Mitchell Manor. Rest In Peace My Friend.
  4. Guest: Leslie (Moore) Albertson | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: June 29, 2022
    I'm so sorry to hear of Linda's passing, she was a sweet lady. I hadn't seen her for years but she was always so kind to me when I was growing up. I'm so sorry for the loss of your Momma/ Mamaw Dee, Corey and Keely, our thoughts are with you!🙏😢
  5. Guest: Stephan Wininger | Clifton Park, NY
    Date: June 28, 2022
    Debbie, Dee and Dawn, I am sorry for the loss of your mother. Linda was such a wonderful lady. Sending positive thoughts for strength and God's comfort.
  6. Guest: Michelle Williams | ORLEANS
    Date: June 28, 2022
    Debbie, Delores & Rhea Dawn, I am so sorry for your loss, your Mother was a great lady and always always so nice. You all will be in our thoughts & prayers. Michelle
  7. Guest: Virginia Mae Bennett | Evansville Indiana 47714
    Date: June 27, 2022
    Hi I'm sorry for the lost in the family I'm her cousin we played a lot gone camping at the state park a lot of time we had lot of fun I enjoyed her a lot while be miss her I can be there but would love to see of the family her cousin Virginia Mae