Mary Helen Masten Linville

Published 3:33 pm Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mrs. Mary Helen Masten Linville, 97, of Clemmons died on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Trinity Elms Health and Rehab.

She was born Feb. 1, 1921 in Forsyth County to Samuel Crews and Mazie Garrison Masten. Mrs. Linville was a member of Konnoak Hills Moravian Church. She loved watching college basketball and was a fan of the Duke Blue Devils. Pinky, as her husband affectionately named her, loved working in her flower garden, playing bridge and working jigsaw puzzles. She will be remembered by her smile which she had for everyone that she met.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Charles Linville; 2 brothers, John Paul and Joseph Elwood Masten; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Grubbs Masten.

Surviving: a daughter, Melissa Linville Fidler and husband John; a son, Timothy Kyle Linville; 2 grandchildren, Morgan Stanley and husband Jonathan, and Hunter Dull and Girlfriend Kayla Alderman; a great-granddaughter, Adalee Grace Dull; a brother, Samuel Crews Masten Jr. and wife Carol; a sister-in-law, Naida Masten; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, March 16 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with Al Fausch officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A private family inurnment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.