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Linda Lou (Bates) James

June 18, 1945 ~ June 16, 2020 (age 74)


Linda Lou James, 74 of Ft. Oglethorpe, passed away Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 in a local hospital surrounded by her loving family.


Linda was born and raised in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas. She graduated from Kirkman High School and was of the Baptist faith. Linda retried after 48 years of service with Erlanger Hospital. She enjoyed walking in Gilbert-Stephenson Park, but her passion in life was her family. Linda attended all sporting events and special occasions that her son and grandchildren had no matter what. She was a dedicated mother, “Mamaw”, sister, and friend who will be dearly missed.


Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Frances Bates; and sister, Judy Schenck.


Survivors include her son, Greg (Staci) James; brother, Larry Bates’ grandchildren: Alexis and Grayson James; two nephews; best friend, Kathy Chesla; and many cousins.


Funeral services will be held Friday, June 19th at 1pm in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Jim Bennett officiating. Webcasting of the funeral will be available on Lane’s website.  Interment will follow in the Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.


Condolences may be shared at lane-southcrestchapel.com


The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-8pm in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.


To send flowers to Linda's family, please visit our floral store.


June 18, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Funeral Service
June 19, 2020

1:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Video is available for this event

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