Lynda Mae Arrington Eckler

September 21, 1940March 20, 2019

Lynda Mae Arrington Eckler, 78, of Greensboro passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Moses Cone Hospital.

She loved laughing, dancing and never forgot to send a birthday card.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at The Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, 212 West Swannanoa Avenue, Liberty with Rev. Keith Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

She was the daughter of the late Raleigh Gaston and Nellie Mae Moore Arrington and was also preceded in death by her son, Larry Prestridge, Jr. and sister, Bonnie Clark.

Surviving is her daughter, Lana Prestridge Kleeberg and husband, Tom; son, John Shane Shelton and wife, Joanna; sisters, Jeanie Wyrick and husband, Bobby, Nancy Farlow and Pat McLamb and husband, John; brother-in-law, Harvey Clark; grandchildren, Matthew Deal and wife, Kelley, Whitney McDearmon and husband, Blair, Kaitlyn Shelton, Briton Prestridge, and Josh Shelton; loving great-grandchildren, Lana Jane McDearmon, Addison Grace McDearmon, and Anna Quinn Deal and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to Heritage Greens Retirement Community for the loving support, encouragement and the superior quality of life that they provided for her.

At the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 101 Centerport Drive, Unit 100, Greensboro, NC 27409.

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Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty is honored to serve Lynda’s family.


  • Raleigh Gaston Arrington, Father
  • Nellie Mae Moore Arrington, Mother
  • Larry Prestridge Jr., Son
  • Bonnie Clark, Sister
  • Lana Prestridge Kleeberg, Daughter
  • Tom Kleeberg, Husband
  • John Shane Shelton, Son
  • Joanna Shelton, Daughter-in-law
  • Jeanie Wyrick, Sister
  • Bobby Wyrick, Brother-in-law
  • Nancy Farlow, Sister
  • Pat McLamb, Sister
  • John McLamb, Brother-in-law
  • Harvey Clark, Brother-in-law
  • Matthew Deal, Grandchild
  • Kelley Deal, Grandchild-in-law
  • Whitney McDearmon, Grandchild
  • Blair McDearmon, Grandchild-in-law
  • Kaitlyn Shelton, Grandchild
  • Briton Prestridge, Grandchild
  • Josh Shelton, Grandchild
  • Lana Jane McDearmon, Great Grandchild
  • Addison Grace McDearmon, Great Grandchild
  • Anna Quinn Deal, Great Grandchild
  • Lynda also leaves behind many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

  • American Heart Association


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, March 24, 2019
  • Receiving of Friends Sunday, March 24, 2019

Lynda Mae Arrington Eckler

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Gina Rice

March 24, 2019

Lynda brought excitement to her new family at Heritage Greens. Her bright smile, and loving spirit enhanced our time together. She will truly be missed. Love and prayers to her family and friends.