Linda Lawlor, age 82, of Sylva, N.C., passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

She was the wife of Michael Lawlor and the daughter of the late Cloyd and June Henline.

She retired as an administrative assistant in the healthcare industry. Linda enjoyed doing needlework, and she dearly loved her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Mark Northington; and one daughter; Lisa Birch.

Linda is survived by her husband of 12 years, Michael Lawlor; three sons, Alan Northington, Scott (Lawana) and Lynn; one son-in-law, Rob Birch; and several grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time per Linda’s wishes.

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Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, N.C., is serving the family.