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Linda Reese Whitesides

Ms. Linda Reese Whitesides, of Shelby, formerly of Charlotte, went to be with the Lord on April 25, 2021. Her children and daughter-in-law were with her when she gained her wings.

She was born in Mecklenburg County to the late Adrian Reese and Virginia Byrd Reese.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger S. Whitesides Sr., brothers James Reese, Jerry Reese, and George Reese.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Deese Shoemaker (Jeff) of Iron Station, NC, and her son, Roger Whitesides, Jr. (Stefanie) of Shelby NC.

Grandchildren Justin Deese (Kayla), Leanne Shoemaker, and Donovan Sprinkle.  Great-grandchildren Liam Godwin, Madison Shoemaker, Olivia Deese, and Ava Deese.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at Spencer Mountain Baptist Church, 135 Lowell Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia, NC.

She was an amazing woman who never met a stranger.  While she is no longer with us, she will never be forgotten.

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