Linda Lee Fitchett Boothe


Mrs. Linda Lee Fitchett Boothe, 74, of Chincoteague Island, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 7, 2022, at Alice B. Tawes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crisfield, Md.
She was born on Chincoteague Island on Jan. 30, 1948, a daughter to the late Herman and Sweet Shipe Fitchett.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who enjoyed sewing, cooking, painting, and many other hobbies. As the only child of a working waterman, her father ensured there was nothing she couldn’t do, from scaling drum fish to building crab pots. Linda was particularly fond of birds and would spend many hours watching them. Linda was a member of the Union Baptist Church, Ruth Bible Class, and Chancel and Baptist Women’s Choir.
Linda is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Bailey and her husband, Tony, and Kelly Horner and her husband, Matthew, all of Chincoteague Island; her granddaughters, Lindsay Bailey and Megan Horner, of Chincoteague Island; in-laws, who she thought of as her own brother and sisters, Norman Boothe and his wife Juanita, Nadine B. Estes, Mary Ann Boothe, and their families; and many cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Terrell E. Boothe.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, at 3 p.m., at Union Baptist Church, Chincoteague Island, with the Rev. Eley officiating.Burial will take place in the Mechanics Cemetery on Chincoteague Island.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union Baptist Church, 6365 Church St., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.
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Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 6327 Church St., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.
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