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Sechrest Funeral Service

1301 East Lexington Ave, High Point, NC

OBITUARY

Linda Lou Hough

9 December , 19537 October , 2019

High Point - Linda Lou Shaw Hough, age 65, of High Point, North Carolina passed away on Monday October 7, 2019. Linda was born December 9, 1953 to Richard and Martha George Shaw in Greenville, SC.

Linda lived her life giving and helping others. She was devoted to her family/friends and loved animals. She had a warm heart always putting other people's needs ahead of hers.

Linda is preceded in death by her mother Martha Shaw; and husband Charles “Chip” Edwin Hough Jr.

Surviving Linda is her father, Richard Shaw; son, Chad Hough and his fiancé Leilani; brothers Chuck Shaw, Greg Shaw and Kirk Shaw; and sister Janet Batts and Debra Shaw.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Linda’s name to the Davidson County Animal Shelter, 490 Glendale Rd #5828, Lexington, NC 27292.

A celebration of life will be held on November 2nd, 2019 at 2:30pm at New Covenant Church, 4708 Alliance Church Rd, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313. Family will receive friends half an hour prior to the services.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.SechrestFunerals.com for the Hough family.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard Shaw, Father
  • Martha Shaw, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles "Chip" Edwin Hough Jr., Husband (deceased)
  • Chad Hough and his fiancé Leilani, Son
  • Chuck Shaw, Brother
  • Greg Shaw, Brother
  • Kirk Shaw, Brother
  • Janet Batts, Sister
  • Debra Shaw, Sister

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, 2 November , 2019

Memories

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Kimberly Gentry

30 October 2019

With a heavy heart but happy memories of my years with her, I know Mrs. Hough lived a joyful life. She was a second mom during my teenager years. I have nothing but the best memories of the happy life and home she created. She always had perspective to making wonderful memories and keeping life fun. She was always up making the best adventures for her boys and I had the best time joining in. Thank you Linda for the unforgettable memories. Chad, remember you were always the light of your parents eyes. They loved you dearly. Carry that forward. With love and sadness, Kim Gentry

Deborah McCandless Moss

27 October 2019

The first time I met Linda was our first dày at Millis Road School in 5th grade. She was cute and bubbly. She was so kind every time we saw each other over the years.

Karri Shook

27 October 2019

I can’t put into words how much Linda meant to me. I have so many great memories of my trips to NC that my Mother & Daddy made often for weekend visits! I am at a loss for words and so heartbroken. Linda was the most loving, warm, fun, caring person. She made a huge impression on my life growing up and we shared our love for all kinds of animals! I’m gonna to miss our calls/text. I loved my cousin so much and will treasure all the wonderful memories forever! Chad I am so sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family! David & I Love you all!

Deborah McCandless Moss

16 October 2019

I met Linda my first day at Millis Rd and remained friends for the rest of school. She was so kind to me and my shyness. We were both new but Linda made it all okay.

So sorry, Chad. Your mom will be missed by many that have know her kindness.

Tracy Ammons

14 October 2019

Linda will always leave a place in my heart. She was beautiful inside and out. She had a heart of gold. I have great memories with her that I thank God for. We will miss you Linda but will see you again one day. Love you

Phillip Combs

13 October 2019

This is hard for me to accept, losing one of my best and truest friends in life.
We met in junior high school in Jamestown and from that day until today and forever more I love her.
Linda never met a stranger and loved every animal God put on this earth. She even made me feel guilty about one of the activities I grew up doing, hunting.
Once the local High Point Enterprise newspaper published an article about her pet squirrel Rocky who would come from the woods when Linda called his name. She would feed Rocky nuts out of her hand. She even left her sliding door to the deck ajar for him to help himself to nuts she placed just inside for him.
Heaven has gained a true angel who looked after God’s critters while living in this realm here on Earth.
Rest In Peace my sweet friend until I see you again.

In Loving Memory,
Phillip

Sean O'Kane

13 October 2019

My deepest condolences to the family. I remember Linda as such a lovely person.

Warmest regards,
Sean O'Kane

Vicky Patterson

10 October 2019

Sam and I are so sad over the loss of Linda.
She was so generous when we visited her and Marcie. She was a loving person. My thoughts and prayers are for Chad and the rest of the family.
Vicky

Louise Gillespie

9 October 2019

Chad,

We’re so sorry for your loss. Your mom was an incredible lady who made friends easily and was so proud of you. We love you and we’re here for you.

Your work family ❤️

Kathy Coleman

9 October 2019

To Family & Friends,

I went to RHS with Linda & graduated in 1972. Linda was so kind & a sweet person. I am sorry for your loss. My Thoughts & Prayers To The Family & Friends.

Again Sorry,

Kathy D Coleman

FROM THE FAMILY