Smith, Linda

Linda Sue Smith, 69, of Waldron, Mich., died Aug.14, 2017, at Heartland of Wauseon, Ohio.

Linda was born June 26, 1948, in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of William and Joyce (Page) Haynes.

A 1966 graduate of the Millcreek-West Unity School District, she was previously employed at the Ramada Inn in Holiday City, Ohio. She married Todd K. Smith on Jan. 9, 1970, in Prattville, Mich., and he preceded her in death.

Linda enjoyed cooking for her family and taking occasional trips to try her luck at nearby casinos. She was known as a doting mother and grandmother whose heart was most full when spending time with her cherished family.

She is survived by her mother, Joyce Haynes of Bryan; a son, Bruce (and Cindy) Haynes of West Unity, Ohio; three daughters, Chris Smith of Hillsdale,  Mich., Shalene Smith of Waldron, and Ellen (and Norman) Osborn of Pittsford, Mich.; a brother, Bill (and Lisa) Haynes of Alvordton, Ohio; a sister, Kay (and Tim) Price of Bryan, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Todd, she was preceded in death by her father, William; a son, Jeff Smith; two grandchildren, Shawna and Kyle Pike; and two great-grandchildren, Kinley Fellows and Braxton Smith.

Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette, with Susie Osburn officiating. Burial will follow in the Waldron Cemetery. Visitation is planned Thursday for two hours preceding the service, beginning at noon.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family to aid with final expenses.