Mrs. Linda Portish, 82, of Lebanon, passed away May 13, 2020.

Linda was born Oct. 14, 1937 in Lebanon, a daughter of the late Donald and Ethel (Wagoner) Caldwell. She was married to H. Joseph Portish in 1965. He died in 1996.

Linda was a 1956 graduate of Lebanon High School. She worked for Allison’s, Triangle Asphalt, Dr. Robert Coons, CVS and Dr. Paul Honan. Linda was an active member of Kappa Delta Phi Sorority for 43 years and a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She loved to read, play cards, cook and entertain friends and family in her home.

Survivors include her children, Troy (Beth) Portish, Paige (Jeffrey) Rose and Jeffery Portish; grandchildren, Lindsey Portish, C. Spencer Portish, Taylor Rose, Reagan Rose, Harrison Rose and McKinley Rose, Rori Bryan, Drew, Chase, Joel and Lacey Abbott; sisters, Sue (Alan) Smith and Pamela (James) Lonsdale; a brother, Luther (Jeri) Gilliam and step-mother, Pauline Caldwell. In addition to her parents and husband, Linda was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Lisa Abbott; grandson, Avrey Rose; and brother, Dennis Caldwell.

Family and friends will gather Monday, May 18, 2020 for visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. Linda will be laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

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