Linda Ann Trotter

Linda A. Trotter, 73, of Piedmont, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018 while surrounded by her family.

Born in Pelzer, she was a daughter of the late R.L. Phillips and Helen Campbell Phillips. She was widow of James ‘Jimmy’ M. Trotter and John T.  ‘Tommy’ Barker.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbie Elrod of Piedmont, Joy Owens (Lamar Creswell) of Piedmont, and Tammy (Robbie) Strickland of Anderson; grandchildren, Taylor Elrod (Jamie) Grey, William Hal Elrod, Jr., Ali C. Owens, Walker H. Owens, Carson Lee Strickland, and McKenzie Strickland; great-grandchildren, Bristol “Honey” Rigney, Blakeley Grey, and Abigail Jackson; a brother, Eddie (Myrtle) Phillips; sisters, Sandra (Tim) Kelly, and Kay Barwick; a sister-in-law, Peggy Bohannah; many nieces and nephews, and other special family members including Hal Elrod, Benny Rigney, and Jerry Owens. She is also survived by her “four-legged friends” Dudley and Gabby.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edsel and Harold Phillips.

The family will hold a memorial celebration Saturday, January 12th at 4:00 PM at the Piedmont Community Center, 1 Main Street, Piedmont, SC 29673. “Everyone is welcome to stay after the service for dinner & memories. Please call Barbie Elrod @ 230-0419 if you need directions.”

in lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: West Pelzer Zion Assembly Church of God, Building Fund, PO Box 441, Pelzer, SC 29669.


Condolences to the family of Linda Ann Trotter

  • My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.

  • Jimmy and Gail
    5 years ago



  • Toni Bryant
    5 years ago

    Love you Joy! And am praying for you and your family ❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏

  • Stephanie Brewer
    5 years ago

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I would like to say that in Ecclesiastes 7:1 it says: A good name is better than a good ointment, And the day of one’s death is better than the day of one’s birth. Linda was blessed in both!!! Be happy!!! She is gone to be with Jesus!!!!

  • Martin Maclaren
    5 years ago

    I am so proud to have known Linda and her family. I will miss her. I will pray for the family in there lose. Love to all. Marty❤️

  • Martin Maclaren
    5 years ago

    I am so proud to have known Linda&her family. Will miss her & will pray for the family for there lose🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️

  • Tanya Cottrell (Tudy)
    5 years ago

    My prayers are with Joy (Hootchie) and her family during this tough time. Linda was a wonderful woman/mother. If you all need anything please contact me. Love you Joy.

  • Shirley Armstrong
    5 years ago

    She was a wonderful cousin. She will be missed a lot. Love, Shirley Campbell Armstrong

  • Brian segars
    5 years ago

    Sorry for your loss joy prayers going up

  • Chris Stepp
    5 years ago

    Barbie, So sorry for the loss of your mom. Please take comfort knowing she is in heaven now watching down on you. She is your angel now.

  • Brenda Smith
    5 years ago


    So sorry to hear about your mother. If I can do anything to help you out – please do not hesitate to let me know.

    Love and prayers!

  • Dear sweet Barbie was so very sorry to hear about your mom your family has been through so mush praying for you an your family i love you girl your friend libby

  • Crystal grey
    5 years ago

    We had alot of long talks she was a dear support alot of days for me .postive attitude and prayed alot an we talked about the Lord alot .she will be missed an I will think of her an the talks we shared .praying for all of you .in this time of loss .she is at home now .safe an as I look forward to the day we all go home she will be missed I know God bless you all .Crystal grey .

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