Mrs. Linda Lou (Tucker) Bland of Campbellsville was born in Taylor County on November 16, 1944 to the late Marcus Daniel LaFayette McKinley and Lola (Mann) Tucker. She departed this life on Monday, January 16, 2023 at her home, being 78 years of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a charter member of Fairview Baptist Church in Mannsville. Mrs. Bland was a proud farmer and homemaker, and loved her role as a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
On January 16, 1990, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Todd Bland. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Dylan Michael Bland (2017); a son-in-law, Jackey Stanley (2020); a granddaughter, Gentry Michael Stanley (2021); and six siblings: Buck Mann, Dan Tucker, Hubert Tucker, Bill Tucker, Frank Tucker, and Leila Hicks.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Two children: Jason Bland and wife Kimberly of Campbellsville, and Geri Daneen (Bland) Stanley of Hodgenville,
Two grandchildren: Jessica Stanley Wafford and husband Ryan, and Madelynn Bland,
Three great-grandchildren: Evan, Owen, and Hensley Wafford,
A sister: Zelma Sallee,
And a host of other family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Linda Bland on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Don Gowin will officiate. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, January 19, from 5:00-8:00 PM.