Killough, Linda Yoakum (2009)

Obituary of Linda Yoakum Killough ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Linda Yoakum Killough, age 53 of Marion stepped peacefully into her eternal home on Monday March 23, 2009.  A native of McDowell County, Linda was born November 29, 1955 and was a daughter of the late Bruce and Delores King Yoakum.  She was a member of Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church, a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Deeply saddened by this loss are her husband Ricky Killough; two children, Melissa Killough and David Killough, both of Marion; two grandchildren, Emma & Hunter; two brothers, John Yoakum of Marion and Tommy Yoakum of Connelly Springs, NC.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday March 25, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church with Revs. Jerry Allen, Dean Owenby and Reggie Killough officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at the church.  Interment will be in McDowell Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Ricky Killough 154 Hawkins Drive Marion, NC 28752.

Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday March 25, 2008 Volume 15 #12