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Linda Carol Wilson

February 5, 1946 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 74)


Linda Carol Wilson, 74 of Rome, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020. She was born on February 5, 1946 in Donaldsonville, GA to the late Lon Wilson and the late Selma Shiver Wilson.

Linda grew up in Pahokee, FL, where her strongest friendships began and remain close to this day. 
Linda’s career with the Internal Revenue Service spanned 38 years, working in both Atlanta and Memphis. 
After retirement, Linda settled in Rome, GA, near family. 

Survivors include her sister, Sylvia Elliott of Rome; two nieces and nephews-in-law, Lonna and David Upton and Lora and Bob Young; four great-nephews and one great-niece; four great-great-nephews and two great-great-nieces. She loved all the children as if they were her own.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m in Hollywood Cemetery in Tallapoosa, GA. Due to COVID-19, the service will be streamed live on Linda’s Facebook page.

The family offers the following suggestions for donations. 

Linda loved memorabilia. She has hundreds of newspaper clippings and photographs. Friends would like to establish a digital library of her memorabilia and have all of you send photographs that you might have that capture whatever time you had with her. The fund will be used to professionally build and maintain the Linda Wilson Memorial Website. If you would like to support this endeavor, checks can be made to Linda Wilson Memorial. Mail the checks to Linda Wilson Memorial, c/o Wayne Boynton, P.O.Box 1428, Loxahatchee, FL 33470.

Linda suffered for years with kidney disease. The American Kidney Fund provides research on kidney disease as well as assistance for children and families most in need due to kidney failure. Donate online in memory of Linda at kidneyfund.org or mail checks with a note containing “In Memory of Linda Wilson” to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan is honored to serve the Wilson family.


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