Linda Wilbanks Olive, 74, of Ooltewah, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021, in a local hospital. She was born January 28, 1947.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Olive; her parents, Leon Thatch and Helen Vonzelle Meers Wilbanks; and son, Matthew Gilbreath.

Linda is survived by three daughters, Melissa Bache, Jamie Olive Cate, and Stephanie Culberson; daughter in law, Monica Lynn Gilbreath; and 6 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Graveside at 2:00 PM in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, with Pastor John Jones officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be sent to Missions Fund, c/oProvidence Baptist Church, 8523 Providence Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363.

We respectfully request that “social distancing”, wearing masks at all times, and all CDC guidelines and measures be adhered to at the funeral home and the cemetery.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at