April 8, 2013

Linda Diane Bartlett

Mrs. Linda Diane Bartlett, 63, of Dalton, departed this life Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.

Linda was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Sylacauga, Ala., a daughter of the late Otis and Lallie Belle Tinsley Pike. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lois Gibbs. Linda was a 1967 graduate of Jonesboro High School and was a physician assistant. She was retired from Catoosa Valley Medical in Rome.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Rick Bartlett of the residence; daughters and son-in-law, Rebecca Lynn Bartlett of Amarillo, Texas, and Tanya Lee and Barry Melton of Lynn Haven, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Heather Bartlett Jr. of Rome; grandchildren, Matthew Carter, Stephen Carter, Cheyenne Melton, Kyle Melton, Zachary Bartlett, Chandler Bartlett and Madison Bartlett; brothers, Billy Pike of Griffin, Will Pike of Sautee and Franklin Pike of Foley, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Linda Diane Bartlett were held Monday at Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Franklin Pike and the Rev. Brett Roes officiating. The family received friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Sunday and Monday.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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