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.
Pamlico Memorial Gardens - Directions
107 S. Harding St. Bath, NC
- Saturday, August 13, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM