We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
Linda Ann (Silveus) George, 72 of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN with her daughters by her side.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 18, 2022 in Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Deem officiating. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Linda was born on October 27, 1949 in Pekin, Illinois to Clarence and Mardell Silveus. She graduated from Bloomington Normal with a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1972 and married Ron George the same year. The relocated to Southern Illinois and Linda began her teaching career at Meridian Elementary and went on to teach at Century Elementary. She had two daughters; Natalie, born in 1977 and Kristen, born in 1979. Years later, Linda went back to school at Shawnee Community College where she attended nursing school and in 1999, received her LPN. She went on to practice nursing in doctor’s office, hospital and nursing home settings.
Linda was a member of and grew up in the second reform/St. Paul United Church of Christ in Pekin, Illinois in her childhood. As an adult, she attended Ohio Chapel Church in Grand Chain, IL, First United Methodist Church upon moving to Metropolis, and in her recent years, Zion United Church of Christ. Linda enjoyed her flowers, bird watching, crafts, antiques, travel, family meals and spending time with her neighbors, daughters and grandsons.
Those survived by Linda are her daughters, Natalie Quint and Kristen Durrett and husband Sean; and three grandsons, Grayson Quint, Griffin Quint and Skyler Durrett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Paul Silveus.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Linda’s name to Guardian Family Services, 117 West 10th Street, Metropolis, IL, 62960, Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition, PO Box 801, Metropolis, IL 62960, Project Hope Animal Shelter, PO Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960 or your charity of choice.
Condolences may be left for the family online at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.
Guardian Family Services
117 West 10th Street, Metropolis IL 62960
Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition
P.O. Box 801, Metropolis IL 62960
Project Hope Humane Society
PO Box 125, Metropolis IL 62960