Linda Gayle Eaton
May 09, 2014 | 566 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Linda Gayle Eaton, 64, of Ten Mile, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, following a brief illness.

She was a member of Oak Grove Methodist Church in Ten Mile, she was a floral designer with Sweetwater Flower Shop, and a supervisor with Alpha Industries for many years. Most recently she was the co-owner of “Yesterday Gift Shop” in Ten Mile.

She is preceded in death by her father, Roy A. Roberts; and grandson, Brian Ballard.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her mother and stepfather; Hazel N. and JL “Doc” Land; brother, Perry L. Roberts; children: Richie Ballard, April Ballard Kelsey (Jeff Kelsey), Brook Eaton Smith, and Nikki Eaton Garrett; grandchildren: Triston Ballard, Rain Ballard, Chris Ballard, Colton Kelsey, Hannah Smith and Abbie Garrett; special nephew, Tannen Roberts; friend and business partner, Ronnie Oran; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.

The family would like to extend appreciation to Home Healthcare of East Tennessee and Hospice for the wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Oak Grove Methodist Church, 748 Oak Grove Road, Decatur, TN 37322

The family will hold a private service at a later date.

You are encouraged to share your personal condolences with Linda’s family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Eaton family with these arrangements.