June 21, 2014
Mrs. Linda Cole Fuller, age 66 affectionately known as Mom, Nana, Sugar & Honey passed away on June 21, 2014 at her Home in Maryville, Tennessee. She was surrounded by Loving family at the time of her passing. She leaves behind her adoring husband and high school sweetheart, Eddie Fuller, Her devoted sons and their spouses, Mike and Suzanne Fuller, Travis and daughter-in-law Andrea Fuller; Grandchildren: Kimberly & Courtney Grantham, Lily Darwin, Parker and Preston Fuller; Her best Friend and Sister Dee Hinson and husband Tim; very special nieces, nephews and cousins as well as amazing in-laws, cherished friends and a wonderful church family from Sevier Heights Baptist Church. Linda was preceded in death by Parents: Henry & Nellie Cole; Brothers: Henry Cole Jr. & Jerry Cole; Sister Brenda Cole Jarvis.
Linda was born June 14, 1948 in Sweetwater, Tennessee. She was a spectacular and Beautiful woman; her heart was filled with radiant joy as she read the following messages this past Mother’s Day…From Eddie: An incredible wife and mother, always caring, understanding, and adoring her grandchildren. Best of all, she was saved by God’s Grace…She is so loved by her husband and family. From Son Mike: Mom, Thank you for your care and sacrifice, your strength in the storm. You taught me to live with hope and faith with an attitude of gratefulness and thankfulness…I Love YOU!
From Son Travis, Lily Parker and Preston: My mother taught me how to live life! And that is her greatest gift to me and my kids…To be positive and joyful no matter what circumstance and situation is influencing life at the moment. She gave me a refreshing perspective that every day is another opportunity to Love to the fullest and to make every moment count. From Suzanne: You are the mother I’ve been fortunate to have since the day I met your son and I want to Thank you for your love. You gave me a Godly Man whom I share my life. You raised in love a little boy, who became an incredible man…Happy Mother’s Day, I love you, Suzanne…From Sister Dee: Linda is the best sister I could have ever been blessed to have. She is funny always positive, has a heart of gold, great cook and great person to shop with no matter what is going on health wise. She is always fine when asked how she felt. God Love Her, I know he has a special place for her. Honey I would do anything to praise her, she is so sweet and such a miracle. Love, Dee. From Kimberly & Courtney…Happy Mother’s Day, Always caring & loving. Her faith in God was a beautiful thing to see and such great example for all she was such a Godly woman who walked with him every day in times of need and joy! We Love You! From the Jarvis Families: Linda has shown what a positive attitude and faith can accomplish. She has lost 2 brothers and her identical twin too early in life. She also waged insurmountable battles herself and survived when nobody thought she could. She is a loving mother, grandmother, and aunt to her family. She will always have a special place in the Jarvis families’ heart. From Amy & Cole: Aunt Linda is one of the most caring , loving and giving people I know and she always has a positive attitude even though she has been through so much! Cole & Amy… From Rich: Aunt Linda is amazing in her genuine concern for her family and friends. As long as I can remember she has always been smiling and was cheerful to see you, she was always interested in how you are doing regardless of her own challenges. Her attention remains on family and the people around her, even when she wasn’t feeling well. Her selflessness is rare example we should all embrace. From Debbie: She is the quintessential Southern Lady… She is gracious and the perfect hostess. She makes everyone feel comfortable and very welcome. I idolized her growing up. I wanted to be just like her. I wished that she could have been my big sister that I never had, but the first thing that came to mind was Proverbs 31:28 >” Her Children rise up and called her blessed, her husband also.” She has always put her family first. Thanks to First Apostolic Church in Maryville, Tennessee for the providing the inspiration to write those loving words. The Family requests that Memorials may be made to the Dr. Edward Kraus Fund at Johns Hopkins Center for Inherited Disease Research in Memory of Linda Fuller to endow young transplant Doctors to pursue research while demonstrating compassionate humanistic patient and family centered care. Address is as follows: The Johns Hopkins Medicine, 750 East Pratt Street, 17th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, Phone (410)-361-6548. Arrangements for Mrs. Linda Cole Fuller are as Follows: Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Funeral will be on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood with Rev. Larry Williams, officiating. Interment and Concluding Services will follow in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the Family of Mrs. Linda Faye Cole Fuller.