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Linda Baskett Shelby

Kingsport, Tennessee

December 5, 1939 - May 14, 2024

Linda Baskett Shelby Obituary

Linda Baskett Shelby
12/5/1939 Tuesday, May 14, 2024
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Linda Baskett Shelby, 84 of Wilsonville, Alabama passed away, Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at an assisted living facility near her son in Kingsport, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Marcus E. (Mark) Shelby; 2 children, David Shelby (Melissa Stroup) and Melissa Shelby (David Looney); and 2 grandchildren, Solomon Looney and Sidney Looney.
Linda was born in Henderson, KY on December 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Oscar and Katherine Baskett. She graduated from Bowling Green College (now Western Kentucky University) with a degree in business education before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, FL where she met her husband Mark. Later they moved to Birmingham where she taught at Southern Institute before retiring to Wilsonville and living for the last 20 years . Linda was an avid fan of horseback riding and was a founding member of the Outback Trail Riders Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution as well as the Wilsonville Fine Arts Club where she enjoyed doing charity work in the local community.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Alice Jane Phillips.
A Celebration of Linda's Life will be held at a later time in Wilsonville, AL.
Memorial donations may be made to Shelby Humane (shelbyhumane.org) or Wild Horse Refuge (wildhorserefuge.org) as Linda loved all animals, especially horses.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Linda Baskett Shelby hosted by Trinity Memorial Centers.

Linda Baskett Shelby
12/5/1939 Tuesday, May 14, 2024
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Linda Baskett Shelby, 84 of Wilsonville, Alabama passed away, Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at an assisted living facility near her son in Kingsport, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Marcus E. (Mark) Shelby; 2 children, David Shelby (Melissa Stroup) and Melissa Shelby (David Looney); and 2 grandchildren, Solomon Looney and Sidney Looney.
Linda was born in Henderson, KY on December 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Oscar and Katherine Baskett. She graduated from Bowling Green College (now Western Kentucky University) with a degree in business education before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, FL where she met her husband Mark. Later they moved to Birmingham where she taught at Southern Institute before retiring to Wilsonville and living for the last 20 years . Linda was an avid fan of horseback riding and was a founding member of the Outback Trail Riders Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution as well as the Wilsonville Fine Arts Club where she enjoyed doing charity work in the local community.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Alice Jane Phillips.
A Celebration of Linda's Life will be held at a later time in Wilsonville, AL.
Memorial donations may be made to Shelby Humane (shelbyhumane.org) or Wild Horse Refuge (wildhorserefuge.org) as Linda loved all animals, especially horses.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Linda Baskett Shelby hosted by Trinity Memorial Centers.

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