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Linda Reed Proffitt, 59, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Maryville, TN. She was a beautiful and peaceful person who had a wonderful heart.
She was born in Berea, Ohio, on July 14, 1957, to Mary and Elbert Reed.
Linda is survived by her parents, Mary and Elbert Reed; her sisters, Sandy and Rick Yancey, Vickie and Jeff Wilt and Tiffany Reed. Linda is also survived by her son, Richard II and Kristie Proffitt, and her two grandchildren, Richard Roy III and Kaileigh Proffitt. She is also survived by her nephews and nieces, Jonathan, Josh, Jake, Ashley and Abbie.
Linda's family will receive friends at First Baptist Concord in Knoxville on Friday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. EDT.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to YWCA Victims Advocacy in honor of Linda Reed Proffitt, 420 West Clinch Street, Knoxville, TN 37902.
Isaiah 41:10, 13, "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand... For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, 'Fear not, I am the one who helps you.'"
Published on October 13, 2016
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