Linda Denley, 68, of Forsyth died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Cox
Medical Center Branson. Visitation for Linda will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM,
Sunday, November 4, 2018 in the Kissee Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. The
funeral service will be at 6:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
Linda Sue Denley was born Friday, September 29, 1950 in Newton, IA to
Vance and Norma Wymore. She attended school in Knoxville, IA and
attended Drake University in Des Moines where she earned a Masters Degree
in Microbiology. After graduation, she moved to Chicago where she worked
as a Medical Technician at a local hospital. She then worked for Baxter
Pharmaceutical as a chemist. She was transferred to Cleveland, MS where
she met Gill Denley. They were married in Cleveland on January 5, 1979. She
then worked for the Cleveland State Bank in Cleveland, MS as a bookkeeper.
She retired in 2013.
She was the “glue’ of the family. She was very friendly, sweet, caring and
selfless. She did arts and crafts, gardening, reading mystery novels and was
an excellent cook, especially her meatloaf. She was the Chaplain for the
BPOE Lodge #2597 and member of the Forsyth Garden Club. She was also a
member of the First Christian Church of Knoxville, IA.
She is survived by her husband, Gill of Forsyth; one son, Don Denley II and
wife, Roe-Jin of Forsyth; two daughters, Amanda Scott and husband,
Garrett of Bossier City, LA, Jessica Jordan and husband, Brett of Cleveland,
MS and two grandchildren, Van and Kye Scott.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials in memory of Linda Denley may be made to People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals, 501 Front St. Norfork, VA 23510 or to the Salvation
Army, 1114 Stanley Blvd. Branson, MO 65616.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Mrs. Linda S. Denley
September 29, 1950 - October 31, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home