Tunnell, Rev. Linda


Rev. Linda Louise Tunnell, 76, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Wednesday February 17, 2021. She retired as an Elder in the Western PA Conference in 2008 after serving Johnstown: Centennial; Miller  Miller and East McKeesport: First; and Geneva: Faith/Mumford Chapel.

A member of St. Marks United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro, she served in retirement for a time as pastor of Blanton's Chapel UMC in Manchester, TN.   As a faithful Christian, she was a mentor to many in her life. She also was veteran of United States Air Force.

A native of New Kensington, PA, Linda was preceded in death by parents Walter Stoddart and Edith Whitecare Stoddart.

She is survived by her two daughters, Hallie Lin Pasch and Brealie LaVonne Caridi; 12 grandchildren; sisters Shirley Wilson and LaVonne Pelisari; and special friends Kenya Van Zandbergen and Heather Musall.

in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Marks United Methodist Church, 1267 N Rutherford Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37130

A celebration of life service was scheduled for 1 p.m., Monday March 1, 2021 at St. Marks United Methodist Church. Inurnment will follow in the St. Marks Columbarium.