2007-05-03 / Obituaries

Harriet E. (Richardson) Linekin, 88

Harriet Eleanor ( R i c h a r d s o n ) Linekin, 88, died April 28, 2007 at her home in San Diego, Calif. She was the wife of the late Everett F. Linekin.

She was born in Jamestown on May 26, 1918 to Aaron and Harriet (Chase) Richardson. She grew up in Jamestown and Newport where her father had a car dealership in Newport and her parents had a grocery store in Jamestown, as well as a livery and later a car dealership. She attended Jamestown school and Rogers High School in Newport.

She married Everett Linekin in 1939. They lived together in several towns on the East Coast while Everett was in the Navy. They settled in San Diego in 1952, where Everett retired from the Navy. Harriet worked for the San Diego Public Library in several of their branches before retiring. After retirement, she was well known for her quilts, and had entered them in different shows.

She is survived by five children, Paul (Wanda) Linekin, and Parker (Karyn) Linekin, of San Diego. Terry (Tom) Summers of Williston, Fla., Susan Hodges of Bellingham, Wash., and Michael (Mary) Linekin of St. Augustine, Fla., seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Richard, Gilbert, and Harold Richardson.

A Jamestown burial will be scheduled at a future date.

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