Houck, LInda Beam (2008)

Obituary of Linda Beam Houck ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mrs. Linda Beam Houck, age 61 of Nebo entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at her residence.  A native of McDowell County, Linda was born on September 20, 1947 to the late Jack Beam and Lois Harrison Beam.  She was a member of Shining Light Baptist Church in Burke County.  Her family will remember her as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She will be missed.

Surviving are her husband of 45 years, Paul E. Houck; two children, Shelly Owensby and Eric Houck, both of Nebo; a former daughter-in-law Tracy Payne and her husband T. J. of Nebo; a brother J. D. Dulaney and his wife Anita of Nebo; a sister Jackie Patton and her husband Ray of Nebo; five grandchildren, Cecily, Caden, Cavot, Cobren and Havalynd; special nieces and nephews, Rhonda Robbins, Amy Brewer, Rusty Jackson, Josh Dulaney, Kevin Jarrett and Hillary Lamb; and special sisters-in-law, Kaye Lewis, Lana Houck and Louise Creswell. A sister Joyce Jackson and her husband Bud preceeded her in death.

A funeral service was held on Friday November 7, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Shining Light Baptist Church with Bros. Danny Castle and Bruce Ward officiating.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home where the body remained until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.  Burial was in the Nebo United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Shining Light Baptist Church at PO Box 177 Nebo, NC 28761.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday November 12, 2008 Volume 14 #45