Linda Lee Duelley went home to Heaven, surrounded by loved ones on the evening of September 12, 2013 at Providence Medford Medical Center, after fighting a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis. She was born Linda Lee Wharfield in Pontiac, Mich., in the summer of 1947.

She married James Duelley in Saugus, Calif., and they remained so for 15 years. She enjoyed a long career at Lamonts in Medford, Ore. She loved spending time at the ocean, painting, and had a beautiful singing voice that we will remember always.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn (Knight) Wharfield and Allan Wharfield. She is survived by her siblings, Allan Wharfield Jr., Candy Freudenthal, and Robin Wharfield; her children Brian Duelley, Sharon Milhollin, and Jami Ronda; and her nine beloved grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Rogue Valley Fellowship.