Linda Barrett Whitfield

(BOWDON, Ga.) Linda Barrett Whitfield, 63, of Bowdon, Ga., passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.

She was the partner of Richard French. They shared 30 years of partnership together. Born in Roanoke, she was the daughter of Royce Reginald Barrett and Emma Ruth Costley. She attended Randolph County High School and completed her GED at West Central Technical College. She was employed at Bremen-Bowdon Investments and later the University of West Georgia in the cafeteria, where she met and loved many of the students. She enjoyed shopping, eating out and time with her family and lifelong friend Susan Smith from Wedowee. She'll be remembered for her giving spirit and her love for her pets.

She is survived by her partner; children, Michael Watson (Jennifer), and Beverly Smith (Michael); grandchildren, William Watson, Samara Watson, Adalie Smith and Holton Smith; brother, Randall Barrett (Angela); niece and nephew, Steven Barrett (Ginny) and Kristy Huey (James). She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Jane Barrett; niece, Kimba Alicia Smith; and nephew, Elton Wayne Bragg.

An intimate graveside memorial will be held for the deceased. Friends and family are welcome to join the service. Contact a family member for updated details as they become available.

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