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Visitation At The Funeral Home

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Thursday August 26th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Thursday August 26th, 2021

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Linda Jean Caldwell


Linda Jean Caldwell, age 73, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at Smyth County Community Hospital.

Linda was a loving and laughing wife – she enjoyed at and with John, her husband of 50 years. Her full time job was raising their two boys, and becoming a wonderful nanny to their five children. She enjoyed crocheting quilts for family and friends, and always had a good time away in Gatlinburg. Her cooking, love, and kind way will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, James Caldwell; parents, James and Mazzie Wolfe; and sister, Jenny Pennington.

Linda is survived by her husband, John Caldwell; sons, Michael Caldwell and wife, Cansada, and Bryan Caldwell and wife, Cindy; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Caldwell, Edessa Lynn Caldwell, Madeline LeeAnn Caldwell, Lilly Rose Caldwell, and Brian Musick, all of Marion, Va.; and special friend, Susan Royal of Roanoke, Va.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor William McCollian officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

To share memories of Linda Jean Caldwell please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Linda's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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I will miss you Ms. Linda, thank you for all the talks and laughter. Til we meet again my friend. Love always, Lisa

Lisa Ables Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

Sending prayers to the family of my dear friend. I met Linda around 1956 when I moved in up the street from her. We soon became close friends and I was treated as one of the family. We shared the same last name but were not related. The one memory I would like to share was our dreams of the future. At about age 10 we decided that we would get an apartment together after high school. Become an airline hostess and see the world. Later on we would become secretaries, get married and raise a family. We even had our future husbands picked out. I would marry Ricky Nelson and Linda would marry David Nelson. For those to young to know...........Ricky and David were actors/singers from the Ozzie and Harriet TV show. I will miss my "sister" friend and will always cherish the memories we shared these past 60 plus years. I love you, Linda. Rest in Peace. Susan

Susan Royal Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and sincerest condolences to John, Michael, Bryan and family. Ms. Linda loved me like her own son and her hospitality was second to none. She shared all she was and all she had with others. Her spaghetti was a brilliant piece of cooking. We are grateful she is now completely healed--praise be to Jesus Christ! With love, Matt Winters & Family

Matt Winters Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

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