Linda Rouse, 67, of Johnson City, went home to be with the Lord on January 20, 2010 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Bristol, VA., she was the daughter of the late Vernon Lee and Edna Katherine Lindsay Large.
Mrs. Rouse was a member of Boone Trail Baptist Church and held a strong Christian faith.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Rouse; sons, David Rouse and wife Susan, of Kentucky, Brad Rouse, Johnson City; sister: Doris Dixon and husband Herb, Bristol, VA; brothers: Donald Large and wife Barbara, of Alabama, David Large and wife Bea, Dan Large and wife Kathryn, Doug Large, all of Bristol, TN; grandchildren: Scott Rouse, Kassidy Rouse; several nieces and nephews; and to many special friends to mention.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 PM, Saturday at Boone Trail Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Helms, Pastor Kenneth Kyker and Reverend Gary Addington officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until the service hour.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Boones Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 304 Pickens Bridge Road, Gray, TN 37615.
Arrangements for the Rouse family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171