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Linda Miller Towe (1962) Passes Away

Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Linda Towe of Hendersonville, TN went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Linda was born November 18, 1940 in Madison, TN to the late David Rhea and Reu Elma Miller. Linda graduated from Madison High School in 1958 and went on to complete her education at Belmont University where she was honored as Homecoming Queen, and Murray State University, where she graduated with her Master's in Music Education. Linda had a lifelong passion for educating young people and for music. She was the choral director at Hendersonville High School where her students received many awards and distinguished honors. Among many other accomplishments, she was very involved with the church choir for over 40 years at First Baptist Church Hendersonville, and prior to that at First Baptist Church downtown Nashville. She lent her voice for numerous recordings for the Baptist Sunday School Board and was also a member of the Nashville Chorale. Linda never met a stranger and loved talking to EVERYONE! In her spare time, she enjoyed frequent travel stateside and abroad. She often took students and family on these once in a lifetime trips. She was a passionate musician with perfect pitch and truly loved to sing. She was a servant of God who loved her family unconditionally, as well as her students and her friends. She will be truly missed by all who were blessed to know her. Surviving are her son, Chris (Trish) Henson and their children, Chris, Caroline and Clayton; daughter, Angela (David Owen) Henson. Also surviving are Duke Towe, Derek (Anita) Towe, Troy (Michelle) Towe, Tonya (Arne) Irwin and the sum of all of their 8 children and 1 grandchild. Linda was preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years, Bill Towe and her brother, Billy Rhea Miller.

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