Kenneth Norman Linden
12/10/1937 - 8/5/2018
Reverend Kenneth Norman Linden, age
80 of Greenville, passed away on August 5, 2018 in Greenville. A
visitation will be Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home from
6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Interment will be at DFW National Cemetery at a later date.
Mr. Linden was born December 10,
1937 in Austin, Texas to Carl F. Linden and Lois L. Kennedy. He married
Norma Jean Freeman on September 23, 1961 in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Mr. Linden was a proud veteran of
the United States Marine Corp. During his life, he served our city and
community as a minister, a city councilman, and mayor. He was a teacher
at Greenville Junior High and High School and at the Dallas Institute of
Funeral Service. He was a licensed funeral director for over 50 years.
Prior to his retirement, Reverend Linden was a hospice Chaplain for a
local hospice company.
Mr. Linden was a loving, and
devoted husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Norma Jean
Linden; daughter, Lisa Oliver and husband, Gary of Fate; son, Timothy Linden
and wife, Sheila of Greenville; grandchildren, Courtney Kea, Gavin Oliver,
Mason Oliver, Jacob Linden, Jason Linden; and great grandson, Liam Mestas.
In lieu of flowers the family
requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association.