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Linda K. Smith

Linda K. Smith

Linda K. Smith, age 67, of Quincy, died on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1954 in Ottumwa, IA the daughter of Andrew & Ruthie Mae (Erickson) Steele. She married Ronald Smith, Sr. on October 6, 1973. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2019.

Linda was a CNA in the Quincy area for many years. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. Linda loved spending time with her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Many times they would all spend the night there with her. Linda loved watching scary movies and the kids had no choice but to watch them with her or go to sleep. She also loved playing cards, sitting outside on nice days and playing her Luther Vandros.

She is survived by:
TWO SONS: Ronald Smith, Jr. and Kevin Smith (Denise) all of Quincy.
GRANDCHILDREN: La'Keia Smith, Denesa Smith, Kayona Smith, Kevin Smith, Jr., Telicia Smith and Abbey Smith.
ONE BROTHER: Rolland Steele, Sr. (Sheila)
Numerous nieces including her special nieces Ken'Nya'La 'Wooga' Norwood and Jaleiyah Rice, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends also survive.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Audrey French.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home by the Rev. Cecil Fletcher. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12:00 noon until the time of the services at 1:00. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Jerolene Benton
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My prayers and thoughts being sent.
From:
Eddie Fletcher
Quincy, IL
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We want to extend our sincere condolences to Linda’s family. While I know it’s difficult when we lose a loved one, she is free from pain. Rolland, RJ and Kevin we will pray that God gives you strength. Dalinda find comfort in the fact that she could not have had a more loyal person in her life. Rest In Peace Cuz… Eddie and Mona Fletcher
From:
donald jr
richfeild, MN
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rip.aunt linda.no more suffering i know u r here in spirit u r loved and will never be forgotten.
From:
Leslie Koetters
Quincy, IL
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I am so deeply sorry to hear of Linda's passing. She was an amazing lady and I am so fortunate I got to spend (almost) every Tuesday morning with her for 8 years. She will be greatly missed!
From:
Judy Perkins
Matteson, IL
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Roland, I am so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. May she rest in eternal peace.
From:
Wanda Jackson-Range
Marianna, FL
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Extending my Sincere Condolences To my adoptive family Rolland Sr. & Shelia Steele. Praying that the Lord gives you all the Strength an comforts you need during this difficult time ..Losing a family member is never easy although we know that The Lord makes no mistakes when he Picks from his beautiful Garden of Roses we just have to ask an Trust in him to get us through it forever in my prayers ..
From:
Donna White
Columbus, IN
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No more pain or no more suffering. You sons and Rolland will be in our thoughts and prayers. Your Mom was a wonderful lady snd loved everyone she met. RIP Linda, until we meet again. You gained your wings.
From:
ShortyBias & RJ and TJ Family
Quincy, IL
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Linda will always be remembered she was always allowing me to hang out with tj and rj when we were young Linda will never be forgotten
RIP Linda
From:
Judith Smith
Canton, MO
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So sorry for your loss, RJ, TJ, and Toussaint. Linda was a lovely lady who suffered to much pain. Good bye, Linda.
From:
Thomas Woodson Jr
Belleville, IL
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RIP MS. LINDA I WILL LOVE AND ALWAYS KEEP THE THE GREAT MEMORIES AND YOU IN MY HEART TILL WE MEET AGAIN I LOVE YOU IM SO SAD YOUR GONE...
From:
Susan Bell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Prayers and my sincere condolences to Linda's family. Such a nice person. She will be missed but not forgotten. May God continue to give you strength.
From:
Sheila Bell Humphrey
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our condolences to the family! You will be missed old friend.