Graveside service for Mary K. Jean, age 82, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 2pm on Monday, August 28, 2023, at Kirkland Cemetery with Father George Velloorattil officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the service.
Mary was born May 7, 1941, in Minnesota to the late Alfred and Rosella Stein Vanderlinde. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and retired from Walmart after 35 years of service. Mary loved gardening and canning and sharing her surplus with family and friends. She was well-known for her delicious pickles. Mary passed away August 23, 2023, at Lincoln Manor in Fayetteville, TN.
Survivors include her children, Elizabeth (Dennis) Rose of Fayetteville, Linda (John) McDonough of Hillsboro, and Michael (Dorothy) Jean of Lynchburg; grandchildren, Bonnie (J.T.) Edmondson, Holly (Stuart) McLaren, Debra (Cain) Campbell, Craig (Sarah) McDonough, Tessa Thomas, Gina Sons, and Wayne (Brandi) Jean; eleven great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald (Mary Ann) Vanderlinde; sister, Linda (Tom) Rozeske; and sister-in-law Peggy Vanderlinde. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Davis Jean; and her brother, Bob Vanderlinde.
Mary was blessed with wonderful caregivers, and the family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Jimmie Lou Sandlin, Judy Flynt, and the staff at Lincoln Manor.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mary K. Jean.