Mrs. Linda Ann Sprinkle Thomas, age 74, of Zirconia, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at Blue Ridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina. She was born on April 02, 1948 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late Thomas Milton Sprinkle, Sr. and Lola Ruth Sprinkle.
Mrs. Thomas was a past member of Konnoak Hills Moravian Church and was a 1966 graduate of Parkland High School in Winston-Salem. She had attended Appalachian State University in Boone and Winston-Salem Business College. Linda was currently a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville where, for many years, she taught Sunday school. She enjoyed antiques, scrap booking, but most of all, spending quality time hosting tea parties and “MeMe” camp with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Milton Sprinkle, Jr. and Thomas Michael Sprinkle.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Charles Edward Thomas; one daughter, Carmen Thomas Jones (Dean) of Knoxville, Tennessee; one son, Jonathan Edward Thomas (Christy) of Knoxville, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Tyler (Jessica), Summerlyn, Savannah, Scarlett and Luke; two great grandchildren, Lila and Corabelle; one sister, Debbie Sprinkle Crow (James) of Little River, South Carolina; and her nephews also survive.
A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, November 04, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville with Pastor Steve Scoggins officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.
Memorials may be made to, Compassion International by visiting www.compassion.com or by calling 800-336-7676.
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO CHARLES AND FAMILY. WE GOT TO KNOW LINDA THROUGH JUANITA’S ANTIQUE SHOP. CHARLES YOU PROBABLY KNOW MY BROTHRT RONALD HAD PASSED AWAYS SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN TEXAS. HE ALWAYS HAD GREAT MEMORIES OF PLAYING BASKETBALL AT EAST HIGH.WE KNEW YOUR BROTHER CARROLL. BEST WISHES.
Charles you may remember that Linda was a dear friend to me when we were at first Baptist Spartanburg. I thought of her tonight and looked her up on Facebook only to discover that she has just left this earth. I know she is singing with the angels but I know how much you all will miss her. She was such a sweet dear person and I loved her.
Mr. Thomas and family, I am sorry for your loss, but I know she is in a better place. May God give you the strength to face the days ahead. Phyllis Capps
May shared memories of happier times bring you peace and comfort, as God gives you strength and grace to face the days ahead. May your loved one rest in peace. Sorry for your loss, yet happy for her complete healing.
Love and prayers,
Charles and the entire Thomas + Sprinkle families: I am so very sorry to learn of Linda’s recent death. I attended school with Linda from the 2nd – 11th grades at Griffith + then our one graduation year at Parkland. Additionally, my family + lived just a few houses up Fairview Blvd from the Sprinkle family. Linda was always a bubbling personality + a good friend. She will be remembered by all who knew her…with our fondest hope of a reconnection with Linda in heaven some great day. Prayers for all of you + the peace of God also. I live in Grand Rapids, Ohio + will be unable to attend services, but my thoughts + prayers are with you all. Linda Hines Shidler.
Eddie Lou I’m so sorry for your loss. We all have lost a a wonderful woman. Linda was very special and a great person. You and your family are in our prayers.
I am thinking of you during this time. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your sister, Linda. It is very difficult to find the right words during this difficult time. Just know that I am truly sorry and that I will be thinking of you.
I’m so sorry about the loss of your sweet sister. I’m praying for you and your family during this time of loss. I knew Mike from school and Debbie from work and lived just around the corner from y’all for years and yet never ever got to meet all of your family my loss for sure. Love you Debbie.
So very sorry for your loss
Charles, Carmen, Jonathan and family ~ my heart goes out to you all in this time of Linda’s Homegoing to be with the Lord, after her lengthy decline in her health. She was a treasured friend and I grew to miss her messages to me on Facebook. Each of you hold a special place in my heart and you always will. What a blessed promise to know that we will see sweet Linda again one day when we all get to Heaven. May God’s grace and peace sustain you all as you walk thru this journey of grief. Being 8 hours away now, I will not be able to attend the celebration of life service in person, but I will be there in spirit and prayer. With my love, thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy. Alton