Linda Joyce Douglas

April 15, 1947 ~ December 5, 2020 (age 73)


On Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 12:52 a.m., Linda J. Douglas passed away unexpectedly at the age of 73.  Linda was a loving Wife, Mother of 2, Mamaw, Nana, Sister, and Friend.

Linda was born on April 15, 1947 in Sevierville, TN to Ransom E. Farmer and Julia G. Henderson. She graduated from Sevier County High School in 1965, and then attended Secretary School following graduation.  She married John Carroll Douglas on December 26, 1964. They raised one son, John Christopher Douglas, and one daughter, Julia Melinda Douglas-Guinn.  She worked as a secretary for Randy Humble for 30+ years. 

Linda was a loving and supportive Air Force Wife for 22 years.  She spent time in several states and 4 years in England with her loving husband and children.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grand-mother, and great grand-mother.  One of her passions was caring for her family, including spending valuable time with her great grand-daughter, Winnie Grace. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ransom E. Farmer and Julia G. Henderson.  She is survived by her husband, John Carroll Douglas, her children John Christopher Douglas (Rhonda Douglas) and Julia Melinda Douglas-Guinn (Michael Guinn).  She is also survived by her grand children, Ransom W. Douglas (Nichole Douglas), Taylor North (Cody North), Mac Catlett, Emily Douglas, and Matthew Douglas.  She is also survived by three great grandchildren, Winnifred Grace, Karley, and Brody North.  She is survived by all of her siblings, Robert Farmer (Faye Farmer), Jim Farmer (Jackie Farmer), Donald Farmer (Patsy Farmer), Darlene Lively (Michael Lively), and Paulette Henderson.  She is also survived by multiple nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on December 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville TN 37920.  The family appreciates all the thoughts and prayers provided by friends and family.

Baldwin Cremation and Mortuary Service is honored to be serving the Douglas Family.

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Memorial Service
December 16, 2020

2:00 PM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920

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