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Linda Marie Hoffman

August 8, 1940 — December 13, 2022


Linda Marie Hoffman


Dallas – Linda Marie Parker Hoffman, 82, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday December 13, 2022.

Linda was born in Gaston County on August 8, 1940 to the late Pate and Ethel Parker. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Gerald Hoffman; brother, Tony Parker; and her grandson, Daniel Hall.

Linda was a dedicated member of Grace Baptist Church and served on multiple committees at the church for many years. She was also a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts. For most of her career she worked as a florist in Gaston County. Linda leaves behind many happy memories that will be cherished by her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Hoffman; brother, Gary Parker (Julie); and her sister, Janice Robbins (Carl); and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home Saturday December 17, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday December 18, 2022 at Grace Baptist Church 2200 Auten Road Gastonia NC 28054 with Pastor David MacEachern and her nephew, Pastor Chad Parker officiating. Entombment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park, Mausoleum of Prayer.

Her pallbearers will be Frank Bryne, Chuck Womack, Donnie Roberts, Kurt Bradley, David White, and Arnold Propst.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Condolences may be made online at

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Linda Marie Hoffman, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Saturday, December 17, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation

2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054

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Funeral Service

Sunday, December 18, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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