Melda Dean Linkous


Melda Dean Linkous, 85, of Bluefield, VA, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 At Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Davey, WV, she was the daughter of the late Rans Edward and Grace Jane Payne Dangerfield. She was a faithful, long standing member of Graham Christian Church, serving on many committees, and the Willing Workers Circle. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who was hospitable and loved helping others. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed serving meals for her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy S. Linkous; her brother: R.E. Dangerfield, Jr; special nephew: Jack Litz III and many special friends.
She will be lovingly and affectionately missed by her son: Donnie and wife, Donna of Bluefield, VA; daughter: Vicky Gillespie and husband, Bob of Bluefield, VA; sisters: Carolyn Farley and husband, Harold of Norfork, VA and Katie Litz and husband, Jack Jr of Kingsport, TN; grandchildren: Paul Lazenby and wife, Stephanie of Walland, TN, Scott Linkous and wife, Meghan of Fort Mill, SC and Katie Tinder and husband, Douglas of Bluefield, VA; great-grandchildren: Scotty Linkous, Rylan Linkous, Sloane Tinder and Lachlan Tinder; many nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate Melda Dean's life will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Graham Christian Church with Rev. Gary Lyons officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Jay Rasnick, Richard Owensby, Mark Cole, Mike Mchaffa, John Litz and James Litz.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Dudley Memorial from 5-7 P.M.
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