Mrs. Kathleen McCready Linton, 96, of Saxis, wife of the late Vaden Delaney Linton, passed away Nov. 11, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.
Born March 24, 1925, in Saxis, she was the daughter of the late George Gladys McCready and the late Olivia Mister McCready. Kathleen worked at the R&G Shirt Factory and Byrd Foods. She was a member of the Saxis Wesleyan Church and enjoyed talking with people about the Bible and being with her church family. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and quilting. Her biggest joy in life was her grandchildren.
Kathleen is survived by a daughter, Annette Martin, of Saxis; two sons, Frederick W. Linton (Ellen), of Saxis, and Vaden O’Neil Linton (Pat), of Atlantic; two sisters, Linda Bellamy, of Massachusetts, and Gladys Hope Baczek; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Martin; three brothers, Winfred McCready, Austin McCready, and Bobby McCready; and a sister, Dorothy Moss.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m., from the graveside of the Downing’s Cemetery in Oak Hall, with Pastor Robert Daniels officiating.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Saxis Wesleyan Church, 2001 Saxis Road, Saxis, VA 23427, Saxis Vol. Fire Dept., or Riverside Hospice, P.O. Box 615, Onley, VA 23418
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.