May 8, 2024
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Linda Elliot McLean, 77, of Morganton, NC, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 6, 2024.

Born in McDowell County, NC on February 4, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Willie Wingo Elliott and Delphia Woody Elliott.

Linda was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling with her family, outings with her close friends, and her happiest days were spent with her grandsons. She loved the Lord and was generous to a fault. Linda was a retiree of J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center.

Linda is survived by her daughter, Cindy Crump (Samuel); grandson, Patrick “Dakota” Crump (Emily); great-grandsons, Easton James Crump and Grayson Lee Crump; sister, Shirley Perkins; sisters-in-law, Ann Smith and Ruth McLean; and nephews, Brad Perkins, Richard Perkins, and Jimmy Smith.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her husband, James Patrick McLean.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at Sossoman Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be held at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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We are sorry to hear about Mrs. linda. I remember Mrs. Linda from church and when I worked in retail. She always encouraged me with her smile and uplifting spirit. The happy memories will caring you! I know there was a lot of happy memories. Take care and be blessed.

—Cathy Rakestraw

Sending Love, Hugs and Prayers for Cindy and Sam - and family. Linda was a very sweet, loving, and caring lady. I will miss seeing her smiling face. I loved here dearly. Denise Corn

—Denise Corn
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Our condolences to Cindy, Sam, and family. Linda truly did love like Jesus. We cherish the memories we have of our trips and outings with her and your family. Prayers of peace and comfort to carry you through this time and the days to come. Renee, Tim, Abby & Kali

—Renee Sprouse

Sending love and prayers to all of the family but especially Cindy and Dakota. It's hard to say goodbye to one so loved. But her homegoing with the Lord is what gives us peace. I'm sorry I couldn't make it over the mountain today to give you a hug but know I am thinking about you. Much love, Suzanne Lyle and family

—Suzanne Lyle

My condolences goes out to her family, and her sister Shirley Perkins. Linda was so very much fun to be with. My sisters and I loved to visit with them and their parents when we were young. Such wonderful times. Thinking of her family and feeling their loss. Louise Brown

—Louise Brown

This breaks my heart. I will miss you so much sweet Linda. You have been a part of our family and we have so many wonderful memories of you and all the adventures we had. We are truly blessed to have had you in our lives. We love you and will miss you but are elated that Will will get to be with love of your life again ❤️❤️

—Lisa Dean

We send our deepest condolences to Cindy, Sam, and the family. Praying for you all during this time and the days ahead. We cherish all the memories we have of Linda and can reminisce and smile. She had the biggest heart and loved like Jesus. Tim, Renee, Abby & Kali

—Renee Sprouse

Linda was such a wonderful person that was beautiful inside and out. She always had a smile for everyone. I so enjoyed getting to visit with her and getting to hear some of the stories that she told of earlier years with Pat and Cindy. You will be deeply missed. All my love to the family.

—Karen Sherrill

My sympathy to all of Linda’s family in their loss and may they have many precious memories.

—Reba Reece
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so sorry for you're loss we will be praying for you and you're family

—Antonio Corpening,