October 8, 1949 ~ May 31, 2021

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana
Resided in: Carmel, Indiana

Linda Doreen Hines, 71, of Carmel, IN passed away on May 31st, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with several chronic illnesses.

Linda is survived by her long time partner, Don King; daughter Pamela (Kenneth) Holman; son Forrest Hines; sister Carolyn (James) Hankins; grandchildren Brandi (Brandon) Elliott, Brittany Hartwell Rowlett, Nicole Hartwell; and four great-grandchildren Brody, Brooklynn, Cannon, and Lennox.

To honor Linda’s wishes a scattering of her cremains will be done privately with family.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Doreen, gosh its been a long time since we talked, but I just wanted to say thanks for being such a great neighbor & friend, R.I.P. My dear friend keep smiling that beautiful smile until we meet again…
    Your Friend, Jenny Showecker

  3. A wonderfully courageous and loving person with a generous humor and contagious laugh. A loved member of our family. The Kentucky Kings

    • I am heartbroken knowing you are no longer with us. You were always will be my second momma and you have been for over 40+ years. We always had a great time when I stayed at your house with Pam. I have so many many beautiful memories of all the wonderful years I have known you. Your the one that got me started on using baby oil & iodine to tan with and you were ALWAYS there for me no matter what. You were an amazing friend aka my second momma and an amazing friend to my momma and my entire family. Your smile was very contagious right along with your amazing sense of humor and the love you have to even. I want to thank you for being there for me as I was growing up and I am truly sorry I didn’t keep in contact with you through the years. You will truly be missed and forever loved and I will carry you in my heart forever. So, go rest high on that mountain where you are no longer in pain. I love you momma Doreen. R.I.H beautiful lady. 歹

  4. Sorry for your loss of Linda. We all was raised right down the street from each other. God bless your family.
    Maggie Showecker Cranfill

  5. It wasn’t supposed to go down this way, you were the baby, I am your older sister, I should have gone before you. I am totally devastated, at losing you. How it gets harder every day, as I get older too. I understood where you came from, and I know I’ll get to see you all one day soon. I know you were welcomed with open into the Kingdom of Heaven, by Our Dear Lord Jesus Christ. I will forever miss and love you. Carolyn your big sister, Nephew Douglas Lee, and Hankins!
    (I want to thank the King family for all the years that they loved you as a sister too! As for Don, there are no words, other than THANK YOU FOR LOVING AND CARING for my sister, she would not have done it any other way.)

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