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Linda Upton

July 1, 1947 — February 5, 2023

Middlesboro, KY

Linda Irene Upton, age 75, of Middlesboro, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023.  She was born on July 1, 1947, to the late Howard and Evelyn (Gilbert) Gent.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her siblings, Dorothy Lovely, Louise Mason, Billy Gent, Barbara Mayes, Robert Earl Gent, Phyllis Seitz, Gail Ledford, Opal Gent and Lucille Gent and granddaughter, Alexandria Cahill.

Linda is survived by her husband of 49 years, J.C. Upton; daughters, Cindy (Chris) Cahill and Mary (Shawn) Jackson; son, Jay (Amy) Upton; grandchildren, Kristina (Maggie) Callahan, Jayson Upton, Kelsey (Lynn) Manley, and Joseph Jackson; great-grandchildren, Noah Manley, Jeremiah Manley, Giannah Manley, and Brooklyn Jackson; and special friend, Pastor Chad Burdette.

All services for Linda Irene Upton are private.

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All arrangements are under the care of Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY.

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