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Linda "Bubbles" Kirtley

January 9, 1947 August 2, 2019
Linda "Bubbles" Kirtley
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Linda “Bubbles” Kirtley
1947 – 2019
Linda Eilene Burke Kirtley, also known as “Bubbles”, passed away suddenly on Friday August 2, 2019 at her home in Richmond.
She was preceded in death by her Father and Mother, Laburn and Vivian Cole Burke, her eldest brother, Larry Burke and two sisters-in-law, Patricia Burke and Suzy Burke.
Linda was born January 9, 1947, although she was eternally 40 years old, in Aurora, Missouri. She grew up on Gray Hill in Catlettsburg and remained a “Catlettsburg girl” her whole life. She graduated from Thomas R. Brown High School in 1965 and attended Morehead University for two years.
Linda loved life every day, brightened other’s lives, and brought smiles anywhere she went. If someone needed a laugh, she was the one to turn to.
She worked as the secretary for the environmental branch of the Fivco District Health Dept. for 22 years, until her retirement in 2011. The people she worked with there, Suzanne, Paul, Brian, Brent, Steve, Ruth, Renee, Sherry and many, many others became her 2nd family and she loved all of them very much.
After her retirement, she moved to Richmond, KY where she continued to be the social butterfly and quickly made many good friends, Brenda, Lucy, Frieda, Pat, and her card pals, Donna, Nancy, Rose, and Jane Carol.
Linda is survived by her daughter, Lara (George) Dulaney, son Stewart (Megan) Kirtley, and brother, David Burke.
Her grandchildren, who she absolutely adored and they loved having a “cool” Nanny, Mason and Dawson Dulaney, Damon McCoy and Delilah Kirtley. Best friend, Melanie Moore, three nieces, Tracy Burke, Becky Burke and Sheila Burke.
There will be a celebration of Linda’s life Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Neal Funeral Home, 2409 Center Street, Catlettsburg.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
“Don’t worry Ma, we’re bringing the cake!”
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6:00 PM 8/7/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home

2409 Center Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

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Neal Funeral Home
2409 Center Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

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