Linda Pettit

Monday, January 21, 2002

SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Linda Younette Pettit, 59, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 7, 1942, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of James Young and Esther Marie Hilliker Holmes. She and the late Joseph Ireland Pettit were married Nov. 1, 1963, at Doe Run, Mo. He died Dec. 16, 2000.

Pettit was a cook in the Scott City Schools.

Survivors include two sons, Brian Pettit of Blue Springs, Mo., and David Pettit of Scott City; a daughter, Kim Hensley of Scott City; two brothers, Jim Holmes of Paducah, Ky., and Larry Holmes of Scott City; four sisters, LaNelle Howell, LaVetra Piper, Leslie Lacey and Dianna Bollinger, all of Scott City; and two grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her stepfather and a sister.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 5-8 p.m. today.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Williams Cemetery in Perkins, Mo. The Rev. Barry Pfanstiel will officiate.