OBITUARY: Linda Estes


Linda Estes, age 70 of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at The Arbors of Springfield.

Linda was born October 4, 1951 in Springfield to the late Tom and Bess Alice Clinard Estes.

She was a member of Springfield 1st United Methodist Church and was a retired teacher having taught at Watauga and Greenbrier Elementary Schools and lastly at Springfield Baptist Church Preschool. In between her teaching career, she was a sales representative. She was an avid University of Tennessee Football fan. She also enjoyed her dachshund dogs, feeding birds, flower gardening, and snow skiing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Terry Estes.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Carol and David East of The Woodlands, TX; nephews and wives, Ponder and Cristine East of Austin, TX, Joel and Claire East of Austin, TX, Thomas East of The Woodlands, TX, and Stuart and Crystal Estes of Franklin, TN; and nieces, Lora East of Los Angeles, CA and Elizabeth Estes of Nashville.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Lora East officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with Ponder East, Joel East, Thomas East, Clyde Dean, Bill Gibson, and J.W. Bradley serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 until 8 PM and Thursday from 10 AM until the hour of service.

The family would like to show their appreciation to all the caregivers who have taken care of Linda over the last years.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to the Audubon Society or Lovie’s Legacy (Animal Welfare Organization). All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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