Linda Gaylord Shively

April 11, 1945 - August 7, 2022
Linda Gaylord Shively

Linda Gaylord Shively, a resident of Washington, NC, formerly of Bath, NC passed away at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

A celebration of life will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington officiated by Billy Ray Askew. The family visitation will be from 5-7 pm Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Bath Christian Church and other times at the home of her daughter.

On April 11, 1945 Linda was born in Washington, NC. She was the daughter of the late Onward James “OJ’ Gaylord, Sr and the late Pauline Askew Gaylord.

Linda was a 1963 graduate of Bath High School. She attended Louisburg College for one year prior to attending nursing school at Forsyth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was a 1967 graduate of their three-year nursing program. Linda worked at Forsyth Memorial Hospital until moving back to her hometown of Bath, NC in November 1981. She worked at Beaufort County Hospital before working at Pamlico Internal Medicine. She worked at PIMA for twenty-four years until her retirement in June of 2007. Linda was a very compassionate, loving, selfless woman who loved her family, friends, and patients. On July 3, 1970 she married James A. Shively, Sr., who survives.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, James A. “Jay” Shively, Jr of Arlington, VA and his children, Regan, Morgan, and Wyatt Shively. A daughter, Karen Shively Gardner of Washington, NC and her daughter, Abby Gardner. A sister, Nelda Gaylord Ormond of Bath, NC, a brother, Onward James “Jimmy” Gaylord, Jr and wife, Joann, of Raleigh, NC and two nephews.

Linda was predeceased by her parents and a brother in law, Harold B Ormond, Jr.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to be assisting the Shively family.




Graveside

Sunday, August 14, 2022
3:00 PM

Pamlico Memorial Gardens - Directions
161 Avon Avenue
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

Bath Christian Church - Directions
107 S. Harding St. Bath, NC
  • Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • August 12, 2022
    Carol Duda says:
    I can't say enough good things about how caring and loving Linda was to all the folks she took care of. She was certainly an outstanding person. My condolences to the family and friends of this dear lady.

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    David & Joan Bagley(Jamesville, N. C.) says:
    Our sympathy for all the family of Linda Gaylord Shively. May God be ever close to all in their great loss.

  • August 11, 2022
    Edith Stilley says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Linda will be missed by all who know her. Prayers for peace and comfort lifted. Condolences, Edith Stilley

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    Wilma Anthony says:
    Linda was our families nurse for 24 years. We all loved her dearly. She was so gracious and caring. My prayers and sympathy.

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  • August 09, 2022
    Larry M. Boyd says:
    Linda was one of the most kind and such a special person, always greeting everyone with a beautiful smile and kind words. Her family and many friends will miss her dearly.

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    Larry M. Boyd says:
    Linda was always the most kind and lovable person you could want to meet. Her family and many friends will surely miss her dearly.

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    Selma Braddy says:
    THIS LADY WAS VERY SPECIAL! SHE WAS A CLASSMATE OF MINE & I WILL REMEMBER HER WITH KINDNESS EXTENDING TO EVERYONE. MAY GOD PROVIDE PEACE TO ALL THE FAMILY & WIPE AWAY TEARS WITH SMILES KNOWING THIS LADY WAS DEEPLY LOVED! LOVE TO ALL

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    Sid Ashby says:
    Jim, very sorry to hear this. God bless you and your family.

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    Julie Rosne says:
    Mrs Linda was so sweet, will be thinking about you all. The loss of a parent is hard, take it one day a time.

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    Charlene Hoggard woolard says:
    Nelda and family, I'm sorry to hear Linda has passed away. May god give you peace and comfort during this time. God bless you is my prayer.

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