Funeral Services Held For Retired Educator Helen Linder Hull, 91

helen hull724Mrs. Helen Linder Hull, age 91, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 in the Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

A retired educator, Helen Linder Hull was born in the nearby Manson community of Western Fentress County on April 28, 1924.  She was the youngest of five children born to parents James Sherman Linder and Mary Belle (Franklin) Linder of Manson, Tennessee.  She had one brother, Homer Lee Linder of Jamestown and three sisters, Hettie Powers and Hazel Mullinix of Jamestown, and Hallie Anderson of Monticello, KY, all of whom are deceased.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Betty Lou O’Daniel of Panama City, Florida, Jim Linder of Speedway, Illinois, Clata Faye Vaughn of Hendersonville, Tennessee and Jerry Daniel Mullinix of Huntsville, Alabama, and numerous other great nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by niece Mildred Copley and nephews Bob Mullinix and Homer Lee Linder, Jr.

Helen went to elementary school at Manson and graduated from high school at York Institute in 1941.  She continued her education at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and did post-graduate study at the University of Tennessee.

She spent all her life teaching and was completely dedicated to the education of the children of Fentress County.  She spent her career in education as teacher or librarian at York Elementary, Clarkrange and Pine Haven Elementary Schools.  She worked 38 years in the education profession in Fentress County and retired in 1982.

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