Linda Pearl Wortham, daughter of the late Clarice L. “Judd” and Mildred Owen Wortham, passed away January 17, 2018. Linda was a long standing dedicated member of this community. She spent nearly thirty years as office manager and bookkeeper at the Federal Compress and Warehouse Company, Inc. Linda was an active and lifelong member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she taught the in the Youth Department, Mission Friends, Girls in Action (GAs), and the Welcome Class. She also served there as co-director of Children’s Church for twenty-three years. Linda was a 1959 graduate of Byars Hall High School. She was a devoted Christian, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She leaves her sister, Avonne Wortham and brother-in-law, Ronnie Howard of Covington, TN, two nieces, Terri (Greg) Howard Tacker of Selmer, TN, and Kate Howard of Hattiesburg, MS, and a great nephew & niece, Huston Howard Tacker & Cathryne Elizabeth Tacker, and a number of extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Melba Wortham Howard.
The services for Mrs. Wortham will be held on Sunday, January 21st, at 3PM at the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 1-3 prior to the services beginning. Interment will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens.
The family requests memorials be sent to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 4048 Hwy 59 West, Covington, TN or The Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, 707 South Main Street, Covington, TN.