Linda Thompson Whitlock

Published 10:26 am Thursday, November 12, 2020

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Mrs. Linda Thompson Whitlock, 77, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at the Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia surrounded by her devoted husband and family. She was born on July 2, 1943 in West Point, Georgia, to the late Judge Emerson Thompson and Ethel Jackson Thompson.

Mrs. Whitlock is survived by her husband, Don Whitlock; her children, Lynn (Paul) Metler, Kim Williams, Jeff (Gwen) Whitlock, and Kim Willis; her grandchildren, Nick Metler, Lauren (Josh) DeFoor, Brooke (Jerrod) Duncan, Chad Whitlock, and Kelly (Drew) Dunn; her great grandchildren, Jax and Lila DeFoor and Eiland, Ellison, and Bailey Duncan; her loving caregivers, Marilyn Wilson and Gloria Harrison.

Mr. Whitlock was blessed to meet Linda following the loss of his first wife and for the next sixteen years they had a very loving and caring relationship. Mrs. Whitlock was a member of Community Chapel Church of God in Lanett, Alabama. She was an accomplished classical pianist and organist who enjoyed sharing her love of music with her family. She was an extraordinary southern cook.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. (EST) at the graveside in Hillcrest Cemetery. Dr. Paul Metler will officiate. Due to social gathering restrictions, visitation will be private.

Please visit Mrs. Whitlock’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for her family, to share a memory of Mrs. Whitlock, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.