Linda Carol Courtney Pugh, 73, of Mt. Olivet went home to be with the Lord on Saturday
September 25, 2021 after a short illness. Linda was born on August 29, 1948 in Ewing, KY to
the late Maurice “Bus” and Ella Henson Courtney.
After retiring from Jockey International, she became the owner of The Ole Barn restaurant
where she made lifelong friends. She always enjoyed all of her “Sippers.”
Most importantly, Linda loved her family. She was a devoted wife to Steve for 42 years and
loving mother to her 2 children, Paul (Julie) Pugh of Citrus Springs, FL and Melissa (Brad)
Barger of Pendleton County. Linda was a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church where she
was a Sunday School teacher for 32 years. She loved fishing with her family and friends and
studying the Bible.
Linda was preceded in death by her husband Paul Steven Pugh and 2 brothers, Garrett
Courtney and Jerry Courtney.
In addition to her children, Linda is also survived by her brothers, Larry Courtney and Bill
Courtney, sister-in-law, Darlene Courtney and grandchildren Fallon (Justin) Boswell, Brayde
Collins, Dylan Collins, Dillon Futran, Skylar Futran, Jaxon Pugh, Jonathan Neal and Kase
Barger and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at 11 A.M. on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Mt. Olivet with Bro. Harry Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the May’s Lick Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 P.M. Wednesday at the church. Palmer Funeral Home & Crematory of May’s Lick is serving the family. Memorials suggested to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. Condolences to www.palmerfuneralhome.net
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