OBITUARY: Eva ‘Arlene’ Lindahl


Mrs. Eva “Arlene” Lindahl, age 75 of Portland, Tennessee passed away peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2023 at her residence surrounded by her children.

Arlene was born on March 8, 1948 in Greencastle, Indiana to the late Henry and Eva Malicoat.

Along with her birth parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt and uncle that raised her, Walter and Arah Buttery; husband, Randall Lindahl; great-grandson, Thomas Lee Rich; brother, Philip Malicoat; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Douglas Alexander.

She is survived by her children, Henry (Brenda) Harvey, Christinea Harvey, James Harvey, and Tonya (Bruce) Carter; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.

She adored her family and the love she had for her family was second to none.

Visitation with the family will be at the funeral home on Thursday, December 7th from 4:00-8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements by Sellars Family Heritage at Portland, 610 N. Broadway Street, Portland, TN 37148. (615)325-5010, obit line (615)325-9725. Online condolences can now be made at


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