Linda Bales Gautier
- June 30, 1950 - August 11, 2012
- Narrows, Virginia
of Linda's Passing
- The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider
First United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 398
Narrows, VA 24124
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Im so sorry.....my heart goes out to you and your family. Your mom was always so kind and sweet to me and she was a very special lady.
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1 of 36 | Posted by: missy lambert linkous
“Prayers going out to the Gautier family. Linda was a dear friend and I will cherish that friendship the rest of my life. She would tease me about...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Donna Thomas - Narrows, VA
“Thank goodness for the precious memories that we hold in our hearts. I will miss us setting on mama's porch and visiting. She was part of our family.
3 of 36 | Posted by: Mitzi Sadler-Thorne - Narrows, VA
“Tommy and family:
I am so sorry to hear about Linda's passing. Mom told me and if I were in town, I'd be there to pay my condolences in person....Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Darryl Blankenship, Jr. - VA
“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,WE WILL ALWAYS HAVE MEMORIES OF LINDA WHEN WE VISITED MY GRAND PARENTS .OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
5 of 36 | Posted by: RICHARD & GRACE BALES - HEREFORD , PA
“So very sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this special family.
6 of 36 | Posted by: John & Freda Lawson - Dublin, VA
“Any time I ever spent with Linda was always refreshing, she left smiles on many faces in our community and will be so very missed. My heart goes out...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Thelma Fleeman - narrows, VA
“im so sorry for your loss my sympathy prayers and thoughts are with you
8 of 36 | Posted by: carolyn bauer - alburtis, PA
“Tommy and family,
Drema and I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Linda was a great person and the community will miss her dearly. All of you will...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Alton & Drema Thompson
“So sorry for your loss .Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.jueec
10 of 36 | Posted by: Nancy and Paul Meitzler - PA
“Linda's "light" will be shining forever...She shared her compassion for others without hesitation. Linda will be dearly missed and has touched the...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Marguerite Ogle Good - Pearisburg, VA
“I went through school with Linda she was a kind and giving person she would do anything for you and ask nothing in return she is surely one of GODS...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: sharon jones blankenship - VA
“Tommy, Tommy Wayne, Jody and family:
I'm so very sorry for your loss! Linda was an awesome woman! While I've known her pretty much my whole life...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Misty Blankenship - Narrows , VA
“I have known Linda most of my life and she is one of the most wonderful people I have ever had the honor to know. Not only was she well liked by...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Carolyn D. Bradley - Peterstown, WV
“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Linda was one of the most caring people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. Her passing will leave a void...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Kathy Bowles - Narrows, VA
“Linda was my neighbor and friend when I lived in Narrows and one of the best neighbors I ever had. She always considered everyone's feelings and...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Diane Atwell - Pearisburg, VA
“It was always fun to visit the Gautier home on Halloween and see all the awesome decorations. My kids always loved going by there and would often...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Cathy Woodyard Keaton - Narrows, VA
“Linda was one of the most precious friends that anyone could have. She cared about everything that concerned you and wanted to do what she could to...Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Terri Patteson - Narrows, VA
“Tommy, I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
19 of 36 | Posted by: Diana Johnson and family
“I am very sorry for the Gautier Families loss. Linda was the true meaning of having a servants heart as Jesus calls for us to do. It is so hard to...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Karen Snidow Galford
“I love you mom. You ate the nest mother any son could have ever ask for. Thank you for putting Jody and I first in your life. You touched so many...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Tommy wayne - Narrows, VA - Son
“My prayers and thoughts are with each one of you during your time of loss. Linda was a special person to all.. "Earth's Loss, Heaven's Gain".
Love...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Carolyn Smith - Narrows, VA
“We first met Linda at Riverview Nursing while visiting our parents. She was so very friendly and so lovely and kind to all the residents there. ...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: WR and Donna Carole Johnstona - VA
“I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was a pillar of the community. May God give you peace at this time.
24 of 36 | Posted by: Debbie Thomas - Narrows, VA
“It is with great sorrow that we recieve the news of Linda's passing. Heaven is shining brighter. Now that this special Angel has crossed The Jordan...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Randy Bailey - Wardell, VA
“We are sending our thoughts and prayers to your family and friends. We are so sorry for your loss.
26 of 36 | Posted by: Shelly Taylor - Reading, PA
“I am truly saddened to hear of Linda's passing.... she was one of my dearest friends in high school. Whenever we ran into each other she was always...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Oneda Pack - Ballard, WV - Friend
“God has gain a very special angel. Linda was beautiful inside and out. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. Prayers to the family.
28 of 36 | Posted by: Donna Bratton - Ripplemead, VA
“Linda was a very special person and will be missed by everyone she has touched. Our sympathy and prayers go out to her family and friends.
29 of 36 | Posted by: Troy B. Dickson - Powhatan, VA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Linda was a kind and friendly person and she will be greatly missed.
God Bless You All,
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31 of 36 | Posted by: Carolyn Kirby - Narrows, VA
“Linda was such a blessing to my Grandparents Herman and Dolly Sadler and the entire Sadler family. I can remember her being a staple in the Sadler...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Rampersads and Josh Gaydos - SC
“tommy we are so sorry to here about your mom. if there's anything we can do please call. so sorry benny & linda dunford
33 of 36 | Posted by: benny & linda dunford - VA
“Linda was one of a kind. She was one of the sweetest, kindest and most caring people I was ever around. She always took time to talk to you and to...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Joyce Davis Longrie - Pearisburg, VA
“Linda was one of the kindest people that I had ever met She never said a bad word about anyone, and it was plain to see how she cherished her...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Pamela Dunn - Narrows, VA
“I am truely sorry about the loss of your loved one. TRUST IN THE LORD AND HE WILL SEE YOU THROUGH. MAY GOD BE WITH EACH ONE OF YOU.
36 of 36 | Posted by: Maxine ( Mary) Robertson - VA
Linda Marie Bales Gautier, 62 of Narrows went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery.
She was born in Bluefield, West Virginia on June 30th, 1950 and was the daughter of the late William Allen and Dorothy Hester Boothe Bales.
Linda was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Narrows where she served in many capacities. She was also an avid volunteer at Riverview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Rich Creek. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed it.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 45 years, Thomas W. Gautier, Sr.; two sons, Thomas W. Gautier, Jr. and wife Sharon, and Jody Lee Gautier and wife Billie Jean; two special granddaughters that she loved dearly, McKinna Gautier and Savannah Gautier, all of Narrows; a sister, Dorothy Moore and husband Clayton; two nephews, Jeff Moore and wife Paula, and Bobby Moore and wife Misty; four great-nephews, Tyler, Connor, and Cody Moore, and Chastin Wickline, all of Peterstown; several additional nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, including a special sister-in-law, Mary Gautier of Narrows; a beloved pet bird, Stanley, and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 12 PM at First United Methodist Church in Narrows with Rev. Chris Stanfield, Rev. Christopher Brown and Rev. Wayne Monroe officiating. Burial will follow in the Gautier Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church Monday from 6 to 8 PM. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider First United Methodist Church; P.O. Box 398; Narrows, VA 24124, to be earmarked for the Church's Heating and Cooling Fund.
The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at riffefuneralservice.com.