BERTRAND -- Linda F. Wages, 75, of Bertrand died July 17, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Jan. 16, 1937, in Deventer, to the late Lendell and Mary Slayden Hunt, Linda moved to Bertrand in 1990 and was a longtime member of Abundant Grace Church in Bertrand. She was of the Baptist belief. Linda attended Bell City Schools and retired from JC Penney in St. Louis. After retiring, she began babysitting and loved those kids just like they were her own. Linda was also a great cook.
On May 6, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., she married Winford Wages who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1997.
She was also preceded in death by one son-in-law, Ronald Givens.
Survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Deborah and Randall West of Bridgeton and Cynthia Givens of East Prairie; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Calvin and Shirley Beach of Mayfield, Ky., Carl and Evelyn Hunt of Bell City and Harold and Welda Hunt of Jonesboro, Ark.; one sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Mike Ellis of Charleston; four grandchildren, Christopher West and Matthew West, Carrie Berger of St. Anne and Nicholas Wages of Oran; and seven great-grandchildren, Kyle Berger, Kaleb Berger, Ashley West, Brian West and Makayla West of St. Ann and Seaira Wages and Bhuvana Wages of Oran.
Services were held Friday July 20, 2012, at the Abundant Grace Church in Bertrand with The Rev. Larry Kirby, pastor, officiating.
Burial followed in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.
The Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.