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Linda Sue Boyd age 74, of Knoxville

Linda Sue Boyd age 74, of Knoxville, TN passed away peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her biggest goal to achieve was to go back to school and get a degree in nursing, and became an RN when she was 40 years old, and retired from Lakeshore Mental Health Institute in Knoxville, TN. She was honored to be a military wife. Linda had a good sense of humor and enjoyed life. She was a collector of crystal, bubble fairies, tinker bells, and beanie babies.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Rhoda Osborne; husband, Lawrence Boyd; and her brothers, Buster Osborne, and Wayne Osborne.

Linda is survived by her sons, Larry Boyd and wife, Teresa of St. James City, FL, Chris Boyd and wife, Angela of Lewisville, NC; daughter, Laura Boyd of Knoxville, TN; brother, Bob Osborne and wife, Kathy of Richlands, VA; sister, Jean Lester and husband, Joe of Cedar Bluff, VA, grandchildren, Stephanie Boyd, Taylor Boyd, Chris Boyd, Carter Boyd, Christopher Perry, Laken Perry, and Brooklyn Perry; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Linda’s family and friends will have a memorial service at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with Bishop McCool, and Bro. Phillip Horton officiating. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.


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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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