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Linda Brinkley Dennis

December 17, 1942 — June 2, 2023

   Linda Lee Brinkley Dennis, 80, of Gates, NC, passed away peacefully in her sleep and went home to her reward in heaven on Friday, June 2, 2023. Praise be to Jesus.

   A native of Nansemond County, VA where Mrs. Dennis spent many years of her life, she was born on December 17, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Joseph Henry, III and Hazel Louvenia Bulls Brinkley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Richard Dennis.

   Surviving is her son, Robert Keith Powell of Gates; a sister, Kathy Brinkley Benton of Suffolk, VA; and other extended family members.

   A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery, 1891 Cypress Chapel Road, Suffolk, VA.

   Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

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Graveside Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cypress Chapel Christian Church Cemetery

1891 Cypress Chapel Road, Suffolk, VA 23434

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