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Linda L. (Ridgway) Franklin

October 26, 1949 ~ February 16, 2019 (age 69)

Linda Lou (Ridgway) Franklin, 69, of Spencer, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.  Linda was born in Owen County, Indiana on October 26, 1949, to Clifford R. and O. Alene (Ooley) Ridgway.  Linda worked at RCA in Bloomington until it closed, and has worked at Boston Scientific in Spencer for the past 32 years.  Linda was a member of the V.F. W. 9005 Ladies Auxiliary, Spencer Moose Lodge #2482, and the Spencer Conservation Club.  She loved her family, camping, and traveling the back roads with her husband.

Linda is survived by her husband Gordon, whom she married on December 31, 2007, children, Robert "Pork" and wife Veronica Porter, Dennis "Dink" Porter, Kimberly "Kimmy" Porter-Loren, grandchildren, Jared Browning, Kelsey Browning, Nick Porter, Abby Porter, Ashley and husband Jeromy Brown, Chelsey and husband Kris Boyd, great-grandchildren, Bailey Snodgrass, Warren Jacks Brown, Adaline Boyd, siblings, Clifford "Pidge" and wife Susie Ridgway, Sharron and husband Mike Barger, Tereasa and husband Steve Robertson, Brenda Maegerlein, brother-in-law, Gary Franklin, close family friend Randy Heaton , and several nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Garrick Browning, one nephew, Michael Sisk, sister-in-law, Ramona Franklin and close family friend, Lola Heaton.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, February 22, 2019 at the West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home, 105 North Montgomery Street, Spencer, Indiana 47460.  Reverend Tim Moran will officiate.  Entombment will follow in Chambersville Cemetery. 

Visitation will be 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday, February 21, 2019 and again 10:00 AM until the time of service Friday, all at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice in honor of Linda, through the funeral home.

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