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Bethel Church of the Brethren
Saturday April 9th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Bethel Church of the Brethren
Saturday April 9th, 2022

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Linda Tinnell Martin

Linda Tinnell Martin, 72, of Arrington passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at her home in Arrington.

Born December 20, 1949 in Rockingham County she was a daughter of the late Page and Frances Tinnell.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie (Bill) Martin; James and Alice Tinnell who raised her,  and her siblings, Juanita Poulston, Homer Tinnell, David Lee Tinnell, Kenny Tinnell, and Gregory Tinnell.

Linda retired from Nelson County High School Cafeteria after serving children for over 30 years and was a member of Bethel Church of the Brethren in Arrington.

She is survived by her children; James Martin, Tammy Hite (Johnny), and Chasity Fortune (Ryan) all of Arrington; siblings, Peggy Sadler (Tommy) of Richmond, Lucille Gordon of Fredericksburg, Doris Tinnell Wade of Texas, and Gary Tinnell of Shipman; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family, friends, and co-workers.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Bethel Church of the Brethren in Arrington with Brenda Martin, Sam Light, and Kenneth Martin officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and anyone wanting to make donations can do so in Linda's memory to Bethel Church of the Brethren Women's Ministry, 1921 Variety  Mills Road, Arrington, Virginia 22922.

A special thanks to the staff at UVA Hospital and Amedisys Hospice of Charlottesville for all of their care.

Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel, Lovingston, VA (434-263-4097).

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Love and prayers to the family

Mary Yancey and Family Apr 4 2022 6:53 PM

Linda was a very sweet lady, I’ve known her all my life . You could say she was like a second mom to me., When I were growing up, I pretty much stayed with Tammy. I’ll cherish the memories forever❤️ Prayers for the Family

Debbie Proffitt Apr 4 2022 4:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Linda Martin

Debbie Proffitt Apr 4 2022 4:42 PM

The sweetest lady. She will be missed ❤

Key simpson Apr 4 2022 2:52 PM

I saw her every day when she was working . I had great respect for her. Even when it was hard for her to walk she would still be there. I will truly miss her. God bless each of family .Sending love and prayers

Shirley Goolsby Apr 4 2022 1:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Linda Martin

Bridgett Hemp & Family Apr 4 2022 12:50 PM

Prayers for the family. Always remember Linda as a kind sweet lady

Martha Williams Apr 4 2022 12:09 PM

Although I did not know Linda personally. Her sister Peggy Sadler has kept our Sunday School (Rodney Hail class) and our church Huguenot Road Baptist in touch with her health issues. Many prayers were offered in her behalf. We will continue to remember your family as she is laid to rest.

Sandra Shelton Apr 4 2022 11:34 AM