Linda L. Kidwell

Linda L. Kidwell

Linda L. Kidwell, 80, of Vincennes, passed away at 5:35 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 at Gentle Care Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 11, 1938 in Martin County to Michal Eugene and Mary Genevieve (Greenwell) Bullock. Linda was a homemaker and retired from Loogootee Textile after 20 years. She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Parish and was a 1956 graduate of St. John’s Catholic School in Loogootee.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Jim Kidwell, whom she married on Jan. 11, 1959; her children, Carolyn Downen and her husband, Tony, of Vincennes and Ed Kidwell of Loogootee; her siblings, Rita Giesler of Lafayette, Martha Fitzmaurice and her husband, Glen, and Cathy Corbin and her husband, Butch, both of Lafayette; a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Bullock of Lafayette; her grandchildren, Nicholas Kidwell, Amanda Campbell, Katie Kidwell all of Loogootee, and Jennifer Daily of Vincennes; and her great-grandchildren, Landon Campbell, Lincoln Campbell, and Kylee Ann Arvin, great grandma’s little buddy and redhead watermelon queen.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Jerry Bullock, Tom Bullock, and Joyce Smith.

Per her wishes she will be cremated, and graveside services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice of Vincennes.  Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Linda L. Kidwell.

FUNERALS

Kull, Alten L., died Aug. 5. Services: 11 a.m. CDT on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. CDT on Thursday at the church. Memorials: Lawrenceville Rotary Scholarship Fund, Fish & Loaves, or the East Lawrence Academic Foundation. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Peet, Mitzie G., died Aug. 2. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at Second Baptist Church, 1208 Seminary St. Burial: Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Friday at the church.

Toole, Barbara A., died Aug. 4. Services: 2 p.m. on Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice.

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