City of Oaks Funeral Home & Cremation

Obituary
Lindsey Kimbro Tuttle

Durham, North Carolina

Age 50.
Died 05/05/2022.

Lindsey Kimbro Tuttle
Lindsey Kimbro Tuttle, 50 passed away on May 5, , 2022 at Duke University Hospital, Durham,
NC.

Lindsey was born May 4, 1972 to Ronald and Jane Kimbro of Durham, NC at Watts Hospital. She
attended Hillandale Elementary, Chewning Middle School, Northern High School and Francis
Marion University in Florence, SC.

Lindsey was predeceased by her mother Jane Land Kimbro, and grandparents John Webb Land,
Jane Pullen Land, Winfred Ronald Kimbro and Minnie Aycock Kimbro.
She is survived by her father Ronald W. Kimbro, her son Joshua Ryan Tuttle, brother Ryan W.
Kimbro, sister-in-law Amy E. Warren-Kimbro and niece Eva E. Kimbro.

Lindsey’s love for her son Josh was never ending from the moment he was born. Josh is her
greatest gift, love, accomplishment in life. She was so proud of the young man he has become
and cherished his musical talents, strengths and his unconditional love.

Lindsey enjoyed many hobbies including reading, history, music, movies, baths, travel, and
spending time with friends. Her friends would often share how smart, witty, fun, creative,
beautiful and a devoutly loyal loving friend she was to them. She was a Page in congress in 6th
grade and loved politics and had a knack and passion for government at a very young age. She
had gone to Washington, DC and was so inspired to have this wonderful experience. She was a
cheerleader in junior high and later became a debutant in high school. Her college experience
started at UNC-Wilmington and then attended Francis Marion University. Over the years,
Lindsey occupied a variety of roles. She was a legal clerk, assisted in her family’s small business,
and was a frequent volunteer for many worthy causes throughout her life.

The family would like to thank of the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at Duke University Hospital for
their ongoing care and kindness to Lindsey over the past few months.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. A special memorial
tribute has been created here:

https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Events/Tributes-
AlzheimersChampions?pg=fund&fr_id=1060&pxfid=745066

A celebration of life will be held at the home of Ryan and Amy Kimbro, 2133 Pine Drive, Raleigh,
NC 27608 on June 5, 2022 at 2:00pm.

For additional information or for service details, please reach out to the family directly.


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City of Oaks Cremation and Funeral Home is a full-service funeral home in Raleigh, serving all of North Carolina and beyond. We provide an affordable alternative to costly funeral homes and every day we help families in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and all over North Carolina make simple, affordable funeral arrangements.

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Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.


The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

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We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.


Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.


We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.


Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

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Cremation with Visitation

$1917.84

City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation provides an affordable cremation option with onsite visitation. Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. Simple, affordable and reliable.

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Direct Cremation

$1196.75

Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

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Immediate Burial

$2497.50

An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

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Green Burial

$3033.75

This establishment is one of a select number of funeral homes who meet the criteria for providing green funeral service by the Green Burial Council; a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainability in the field of funeral service. Our Green options allow for a funeral to take place without the use of toxic and non-biodegradable materials/chemicals.

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Traditional Funeral

$5866.98

We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

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