She was born Sept. 20, 1947 in Greencastle.
She graduated from Fillmore High School in 1965. Linda worked for Dr. Tavel as a store manager as well as Dr. Nesty and most recently Clay Community Schools as a teachers aid.
She attended Prairie City United Methodist Church. She enjoyed arts and crafts, camping and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father Gene Smythe.
She is survived by fiancée Rod Short, Brazil; son Kevin Nauman; daughters Melissa Nauman and Deanna Hellums and son Michael D. Covert; grandchildren: Joshua, Klayton, Cheyenne, Adrianna, Ashlynn, Jordan, Brayden, Michael, Colton, Courtney , Tyler and Regan; sisters Cathy Taylor, Donna Berry as well as several nieces, great nieces, extended family members and many friends.
Services will be at French Funeral Home, Thursday, June 12, 2008, at 2 p.m. with John Fischer officiating.
Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, Wednesday, June 11, 2008, from 4-8pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Prairie City United Methodist Church, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
To light a candle in her memory visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com