Linda Gargus

Linda (Poteet) Babb Gargus, 73, of Union City passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at her home.
Memorial services were conducted 1 p.m. Monday at Shady Grove United Methodist Church near Union City. The Rev. Terry English officiated. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Shady Grove United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Monday.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Linda was born Dec. 18, 1946, in Union City, daughter of the late Thomas Ozel and Mary Virginia (Shands) Poteet. She was a 1964 graduate of Obion County Central High School. Linda married Billy Joe Gargus April 15, 1981. He preceded her in death Dec. 14, 2009. Linda had been employed at the former Troy Manufacturing and retired from Martin Specialty Clinic. Linda was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church and the Troy Senior Citizens Center.
She is survived by one daughter, Cheri Babb Mason (Steve) of Mocksville, N.C.; and two sons, John Babb (Connie) and Brian Babb (Michelle), all of Union City. She was Granny to her six grandchildren, Cameron Babb, Carter Babb and Kimberly Babb, all of Union City, Blake Babb of Troy and Cody Mason and Ginny Mason, both of Mocksville; four great-grandsons, Chandler Stewart and Noah Babb, both of Union City, and Tucker Babb and Cooper Babb, both of Troy; and one brother, Tommy Poteet (Charlotte) of Rives.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn Poteet Dickson Neff.
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Published 6.23.20

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