October 7, 1941 - January 29, 2022
Linda Jones Stockton, of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughter and granddaughters Saturday, January 29, 2022, at the S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House at the age of 80. She was born on October 7, 1941, in Candler, NC, to the late Walter William Jones, Sr., and Elizabeth Clontz Jones. At the age of 20, Linda married her high school sweetheart, Earl Stockton, where they spent many years living in Hendersonville and spent the last 22 years in Mooresville to be closer to their daughter and family. Her favorite place in the world was Bald Head Island where many memories were made as a family. She was an avid lover of cats, Carolina basketball, wearing the color red, and was never afraid to tell you what was on her mind. Her daughter and granddaughters were her greatest accomplishments. She was a fun and loving mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and member of Trinity Baptist Church. Linda is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Earl Nelson Stockton; daughter, Suzanne Davis (Joey), brother, William "Bill" Jones, Jr. (Barbara); granddaughters, Lindsay Lackey (Jason) and Madison Davis; great-grandchildren, Elijah, and Emery Lackey; brother-in-law Larry Stockton (Noriko) of Easton, Pennsylvania and sister-in-law Doris Stockton Smathers of Albuquerque, New Mexico; nieces Karen Sims (Tom), Tracy Lawson (Marion); nephews Jeff Smathers (Tamara), Michael Smathers (Amanda), Tony Jones (April). She is also survived by many special friends and her much loved cats, Tipper and Tucker. In addition to her parents, Linda is also preceded in death by a son, Eric Stockton. Services will be held on Friday, February 4, at 2:00 PM, at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Harris officiating. For those who are unable to attend the service, you may go to the following link for the live stream https://youtu.be/1hci_-laQOI A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 5, at 12:00 noon, at Shepherd Memorial Park Cemetery, 5045 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 221 Ervin Rd., Mooresville, NC 28117, or S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House, 1325 Mecklenburg Hwy., Mooresville, NC 28115. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Stockton family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.
Linda Jones Stockton, of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughter and granddaughters Saturday, January 29, 2022, at the S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House at the age of 80. She was born on October 7, 1941, in Candler,... View Obituary & Service Information
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