Linda L. Withrow, 50, of Ripley, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 12, 2014,at Jackson General Hospital following an extended illness.

            She was born August 8, 1963 in Ripley, daughter of the late Elsworth and Phyllis Crihfield Lupardus. She attended Ripley High School and was a certified nursing assistant. Prior to her illness she worked for the Commission on Aging as a caregiver and formerly worked for GS of West Virginia and Drs. Tom Layne and Dawn Myers.

            Surviving: Her husband of 32 years, Eddie Withrow Sr., of Ripley; Sons, Eddie Withrow Jr., (Hollie) of Ripley and Christopher Withrow of Ripley; Brothers, Peter and Roger Lupardus, both of Ravenswood; Sister, Lisa Keefer of Columbus, Ohio; Grandchildren, Wil, Sophia and Bentley Withrow and one on the way.

            In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, James Lupardus and an infant sister, Brenda Lupardus.

            A celebration of the life of Linda Withrow will be Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Waybright Funeral Home with Elmer Miller officiating. Interment will follow the service at the Aplin Cemetery, Gay.

            Friends may call at the funeral home two hours prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent to