Linda Kay Lambert
Linda Kay Lambert

Linda Kay (Cook) Lambert, 66, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

Born Nov. 28, 1952, in Petersburg, she was the daughter of the late James Otis Cook and Mary Catherine (Kimble) Cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James Leroy Cook.

Linda graduated from Petersburg High School Class of 1970 and attended James Madison University for one year. She worked in the lab at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, for several years. She was a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church. She was a foster grandparent for Petersburg Elementary School. She was a loving wife, mother and was a caregiver to her mother for several years.

She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Russell G. Lambert; two daughters, Hadassah Lambert and Estella Lambert, both of Petersburg; mother-in-law, Martha Runions of Lahmansville, W.Va.; one brother, Roger Cook and wife Shirley of Maysville, W.Va.; sister-in-law, Dee Flinn of Lahmansville; two brothers-in-law, Eddie Lambert and wife Danita of Lahmansville and James Lambert of Lahmansville; stepgrandfather, Edgar Reel, resident of Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg; two aunts and uncle, Harlan and Shirley Kimble of Oldtown, Md. and Mildred Cook, resident of Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services are today (Tuesday), 2 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with the Rev. Rich Cardot officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Maysville.

Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, c/o Betty Rohrbaugh, treasurer, 4304 Ridge Rd., Maysville, WV 26833.

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