Linda J. Stanley
October 18, 1943 ‒ December 22, 2017
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Linda J. Stanley, age 74, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at her home. She was born on October 18, 1943 in Macon, Georgia the daughter of Bertram Sturtevant DDS and Winnifred (Pearce) Sturtevant. Linda was a 1960 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Master’s Degree in Business from Ashland University.
Linda retired in 2008 after forty years of employment as a drug and alcohol counselor with the Freedom Center in Mount Vernon. She was an active and enthusiastic supporter of the Democratic Party and was a special contributor to many civil rights organizations and animal shelters. Linda was an accomplished seamstress, enjoyed cross stitch and most recently working with stained glass windows. She was also a member of several embroidery clubs in Columbus.
Linda is survived by her mother Winnifred Pearce Sturtevant of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Dr. Brooke W. Stanley of Columbia, South Carolina; nieces and nephews, Bethany (Ed) Kupiec and her daughter Anistin Gibbs, Ben Gill and his son Dominic Gill. She is also survived by her cousin Pamela (Thomas) Geis.
Linda was preceded in death by her husband Edward Stanley; her father, Bertram Sturtevant DDS and her brother, Warren Pearce Sturtevant.
Friends may call on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a Celebration of Life service will begin at 6 p.m. The family will observe a private burial in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Linda’s name may be made to the Knox County Humane Society or To Write Love On Her Arms.
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