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Linda Wright Tingen

September 30, 1946 November 27, 2017
Linda Wright Tingen
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MEBANE: Mrs. Linda Wright Tingen, 71, died November 27, 2017. She was a native of Rogersville, Tennessee, grew up in Chapel Hill, moved to Durham in 1966 and then Mebane in 2005. She was born to the late Jack and Ruth Wright. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Ronald J. Wright and Roger B. Wright.

Mrs. Tingen worked as an Administrator Coordinator at Becton Dickinson Technologies, Research Triangle Park for 34 years, until her retirement in 2014. She attended Chapel Hill High School, Croft Business College, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also was a member of the Journey Church at Southpoint where she was the organist for 29 years and previously at Ephesus Baptist Church for 20 years.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Norman Tingen; daughter, Amy T. Mathis and husband Kelly of Benson; grandchildren, McKenna E. Mathis, Colby J. Mathis, Reagan L. Mathis; son, Glenn N. Tingen, and wife, Kate; grandchildren, Sydney R. Freeze, Garrett N. Tingen, Ellis E. Tingen of Davidson, NC; sister, Joyce Jenzano of Durham; sister-in-laws, Pat Wright of Colbert, Oklahoma, Jerry Wright of Durham; brother-in-law, Dennis Tingen and wife Kimberly Paige of Durham and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 2 pm, Saturday, December 2, at Waypoint Church with the Rev. Jim Greenlee officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Waypoint Church, 6804 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 or Folds of Honor Foundation, 8551 N. 125th Ave, Ste 100, Owasso, OK 74055.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. A full-length obituary may be found at

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Memorial Service




2:00 PM 12/2/2017 2:00:00 PM
Waypoint Church

6804 Farrington Rd
Chapel Hill , NC 27517

Waypoint Church
6804 Farrington Rd Chapel Hill 27517 NC
United States

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Folds of Honor

8551 N. 125th Ave, Suite 100, Owasso, OK 74055

Waypoint Church

6804 Farrington Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
6804 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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