Linda Faye (Kindred) Bruton, 75 years of age, was born to Ella Berry and Robert E. “Bob” Kindred on the 19th of March 1947 in Jackson County Alabama. Linda passed away at Pleasant Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, the 3rd of September, 2022, at 2:55pm. Linda was a graduate of TCU University where she played tennis, volleyball, and ran track. She was also a longtime volunteer at the Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas and substitute teacher where she was known to all the kids as “Mrs. B.”
Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Robert Bruton, her mother, Ella Kindred, her father, Bob Kindred, brothers William, Larry, and David Kindred as well as sisters Lorene Laughlin, Etta Mae, Lucile Owens, Emma Ruth Kindred, and Edith Kindred.
She is survived by her sisters, Peggy Coker and Bonnie Kindred, sons, “Bob” Jackie Robert Bruton II and wife Lindsay of Waxahachie, Texas, Mark Singleton and wife Stephanie of Waxahachie, Texas, her daughters, J'Lynn Bruton Olah and husband Tom of Comanche, Oklahoma, Eva Nanette Moyers and husband, Mark of Waxahachie, Pamela Gail Hendricks and husband Shannon of Palmer, Texas.
Linda married Jackie Bruton on the 1st of October 1976. They had one son, Bob. Linda was blessed with sixteen grandchildren, Jace Bruton, Jaxson Bruton, Rafe Gray, Tatum Gray, Rachel Hare, Mason Singleton, Mallory Singleton, Shelby Singleton, Krystina Scoggins, John Goodwin, Clint Goodwin, Jennifer Hendricks, Laura Hendricks, Christy Dalen, Brandon Hendricks, Mitchell Hendricks. Five great grandchildren Ollie Recksiek, Loralye Scoggins, Hendricks Scoggins, Peyton Goodwin, Jake Goodwin, Madison Dalen, Levi Hendricks.
Linda was a talented artist and loved arts and crafts of all kinds. She handmade porcelain dolls and even competed in shows where she won the New York World Show for her division and took one of 5 Best in Show awards. Winning this show got Linda invited to the White House where she got to repair a porcelain vase that was broken by a former President. Painting, quilting, just anything arts and crafts was her passion, she loved making things for people.
Special thanks to the staff at Pleasant Manor and Custom Care Hospice.