Linda Forehand Anderson

Born in Lebanon, TN on October 15, 1940

Departed on November 7, 2014 and resided in Madison, TN

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Linda Forehand Anderson, age 74, of Madison, passed away Friday, November 7, 2014.

Linda was an avid sports fan and known as baseball’s “First Lady”. She thoroughly enjoyed going to her sons Lipscomb baseball games and watching her grandchildren play baseball and volleyball. Linda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and was the best dancer in three counties. She was a long time Metro school teacher with Isaac Litton Middle School and was a long time member of Madison Church of Christ. Linda loved the Lord with all her heart and taught her children and grandchildren to do the same. She helped teach the “Little Angels” and delivered Meals on Wheels for ten years with the church.

Linda was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Lee Forehand, Jr.; her parents, Leonard and Sue Smotherman Reeves; and a brother, Larry Reeves.

She is survived by her husband, David Anderson; son, Jeff Forehand (Karen); daughter, Leigh Mundy (Justin); grandchildren, Gant Forehand, Reeves Parrish, Brooks Forehand, Graham Parrish, and Tucker Mundy.

The family will receive friends from 2-6pm Sunday and again from 9-10am Monday at the Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Funeral services will be conducted at 10am Monday in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bruce White officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

6 Comments to Linda Forehand Anderson

  1. Judy Clemens
    November 8, 2014 8:38 pm

    Linda was a childhood friend of mine and we were in school together through MTSU. In fact, I still think of her as Linda Sue. We sat together at our 50th HS class reunion and unfortunately that is the last time I saw her. Linda was always a smart and sweet girl. As a mother, she was very proud of her sons. I know she was a rock for her family and I know you will miss her very much. I spend the winter I FL, so will not be able to attend her service. My prayers and thoughts will be with her family during this time of sadness.

  2. Newton Perry
    November 9, 2014 10:29 am

    I am very saddened about hearing of Linda’s passing. Linda was my classmate in grammar school ( Training School ) in Murfreesboro and my classmate at Central High School. I always really liked Linda. She was very pretty and fun to be around. My prayers go out to Linda’s family at this difficult time.

    Newton Perry

  3. Faye Redden
    November 9, 2014 5:33 pm

    David I am so sorry that you lost Linda I did not know about this I have been out of town, but I wanted you to know
    I am thinking about you. I will tell every one tomorrow also. If you need to talk feel free to call me. Faye Redden

  4. Patty Waller Mccullough
    November 10, 2014 11:03 am

    Linda Sue was a childhood friend of mine and we had some wonderful times. Many spend the night parties and just enjoying life.My prayers are with her family.

  5. Eleanor Ćlaire Ayers Teasley
    November 11, 2014 6:08 pm

    Limda Sue and I were childhood friends attending Training School and CHS together. We were majoretts together at CHS. She was a year ahead of me in school but we were very close and with each other lots. She was a lovely person and a great friend. Many fun times and many great memories are with me. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

  6. Larry Helton
    November 12, 2014 11:12 pm

    Linda Sue and I were classmates at CHS. I remember her as a very outgoing person, friendly,, and a very good dancer. She and her future husband were a dance couple on the WSM Five Oclock Hop. In later years I came to realize that i had known her family members most of my life. As she was they were all great folks.

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