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Obituaries — May 11 issue


Linda Lee Eaker, 81, of Chickamauga, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Linda was born Jan. 13, 1941 in Rising Fawn to the late John and Margaret Gray. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Linda had a quick wit and a wonderful sense of humor. She was a hard worker and enjoyed gardening and canning.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Eaker; sons, Barry Burton and Rick Burton; sisters, Geraldine Stephens, Margaret Dotson, and Charlotte Gray.

Survivors include her daughter, Sherry (Jack) Cooper; sons, Charles (Jan) Burton, Mike (Mardee) Burton, Jerry (Amanda) Eaker, Jr.; sisters, Betty Abbott and Zelpha (Jackie) Gossett; brother, John (Peggy) Gray; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; caregiver Gloria Morris; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 7 at the Trenton chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Luke Camlic officiating. Interment was at Hawkins Cemetery.

Visit to share expressions of sympathy and view her memorial tribute.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

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