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Linda Ruth Maupin

Linda Ruth Maupin, age 75, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Center on Aging and Health. Born on March 7, 1938 in Unicoi County, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Ruby Adkins Erwin. Until 1993, she lived in Michigan, where, in 1959 she was married to Thomas Maupin, who preceded her in death in 2001. Mrs. Maupin was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church, where she was the librarian, sang in the choir, and taught Sunday School in the Ruth Class. She was a past worthy matron of the Eastern Star and was active in the Sweet Adelines for 30 years in Michigan and Tennessee.

Linda Ruth Maupin has left behind to cherish her memories:
Sons: Brian Maupin and his wife Alaina of Erwin;
Robert Maupin and his wife Jill of Mooresville, IN;
Thomas Maupin of Erwin;
Todd Maupin and his wife Jill of Huntsville, TX;
Brother: Bill Erwin and his wife Joyce of Columbia, SC;
Sister: Mary Jane Furches and her husband Mike of Wichita, KS;
Grandchildren: Bailey and Elijah Maupin;
Alisha Mason, Matt and Shelbie Dolan;
Cory Maupin
Jonathan, Elizabeth and Catherine Maupin;
Great Grandchildren: Courtnee and Ramiyha Maupin, Landon Pitcock, Abel Briggs,
Aria Christian, Liam DeVault, Ajaysea and Kianah Dolan;
Several nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at a funeral service to honor and celebrate the life of Linda Ruth Maupin at 3:30 P.M. on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Ninth Street Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Moor officiating. Musical selections will be offered by the Ninth Street Choir and the Ninth Street Mixed Quartet. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 1:30PM and continue until service time at Ninth Street Baptist Church. A graveside committal service will follow the funeral service at Evergreen Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Linda Ruth Maupin through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.