METROPOLIS, Ill. — Linda Ramsey, 78, of Metropolis, passed away at 1:39 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center surrounded by her family.

Graveside services were held Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Keith Tilford officiating.

Linda married Lyndell Ramsey on November 9, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Metropolis. Linda was a member of the Metropolis Garden Club, the First Christian Church in Metropolis, where she was active in Christian Women’s Fellowship and the Loyal Hearts Sunday School Class.

Linda is survived by her husband of 57 years, Lyndell Ramsey; sons, Michael Ramsey and wife Trish and Shawn Ramsey and wife Valerie; grandchildren, Andrew Ramsey, Jacob Ramsey, Samantha Ramsey, Nicholas Goode, Charles Goode, Amanda Slone and husband Caleb; great grandchildren, Hunter Tipton and Caden Tipton; nieces, Kelley Sullivan, Leslie Grant, Lea Ann Flood; nephews, Steve Helm, Don Helm, Brian Giltner, Bruce Giltner; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Giltner and Bessie Helm.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Stewart and Estelle (Heflin) Wells, and one sister, Phyllis Sullivan; brothers-in-law, Don Sullivan, James Giltner, Floyd Helm, and Larry Ramsey.

Memorials may be made in Linda’s name to Christian Women’s Fellowship, c/o First Christian Church, 420 Catherine Street, Metropolis, IL 62960.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

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