Linda J. Proffitt, 59, of Lenoir City, TN, passed away surrounded by loving family on Oct. 3, 2016.
She lived on a small farm with her high school sweetheart and husband of 41 plus years, Richard Proffitt Sr. and their many animals. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, spending time at the beach and spoiling her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Richard (Rex) A. Proffitt Sr.; daughter, April McCroskey; son, Richard Proffitt II; and her four grandchildren, whom she loved dearly, Liam, Lila, Richard III and Kaileigh.
She is also survived by her parents, Mary and Elbert Reed, and her three sisters, Tiffany Reed, Vickie Wilt and Sandy Yancey.
A private memorial service will be held at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City on Oct. 28, 2016. A receiving of invited family and close friends will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with a memorial service to follow. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to East Tennessee Children's Hospital in memory of Linda Proffitt, mail donations to East Tennessee Children's Hospital Development, P.O. Box 15010, Knoxville, TN 37901-5010. She loved children and always wanted to work in the NICU of the hospital.
"There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart." - Gandhi
"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." - Helen Keller
Click Funeral Home (www.clickfuneralhome.com) is in charge of arrangements.