Linda Winchester

Wednesday, January 22, 2003

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Linda "Marie" Winchester, 64, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at her home.

She was born May 4, 1938, in Cumberland City, Tenn., daughter of Robert W. and Bertie Lee Pulley Smith. She and Jerry Edward Winchester were married in December 1962 in St. Louis.

Winchester was a retired licensed practical nurse. She was a member of Dongola Friendship Baptist Church at Dongola, Mo.

Survivors include her husband; a son, George Smith of Granite City, Ill.; four daughters, Shelia Moro of Cumberland City, Linda Tomlinson and Lori Maddox of Advance, Lisa Canter of Granite City; her mother of Advance; a sister, Betty Baker of Granite City; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, a brother, and a sister.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dongola Friendship Baptist Church, with the Revs. Dan Overton and J. Scott Price officiating. Burial will be in Dongola Cemetery.