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OBITUARY: Linda Reynolds McDonald

ROCKINGHAM — Linda Reynolds McDonald, 74, of Rockingham passed away Sunday, April 9, 2023 at her home.

She was born Sept. 1, 1948 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late James Reynolds and the late Colleen Hammonds Hoover.

Linda graduated from Columbia College and was a retired bookkeeper at Rockingham Jr. High School. She attended Bethel Baptist Church for many years and enjoyed reading her Bible and listening to Charles Stanley. She loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Mrs. McDonald was always going out of her way to help others and really did that with her baking and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell McDonald; and a brother, Kent Hoover.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home Chapel in Rockingham with the Rev. Carl Moree officiating. Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery.

Surviving, her sons, Jamie McDonald and wife Angela, Eddie McDonald and wife Susan and Michael McDonald all of Rockingham; grandchildren, Douglas, Emma, Mayson, Ethan, Cooper, Carly and Kate; sisters, Martha McDonald and husband Phil and Nancy Brigman and husband Manley.


The family will receive friends from 12-1:45 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home prior to the service in the chapel and other times at her home 509 Roberdel Road, Rockingham.

Memorials may be made to Richmond Co. Hospice, 1119 U.S. Hwy 1 N Rockingham, NC 28379; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be made at watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the McDonald family.

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