Linda Nell Bays, age 65, of Mount Vernon, Missouri passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at her home following a sudden illness.

     Linda was born August 18, 1947 in Lamar, Missouri, one of the four children of George and Lela (Wright) Bays.  She graduated from Jasper High School in 1965 and had worked as a hairdresser for many years.

     Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Bob & Ann Bays of Jasper; her sister, Donna Joan & husband Rex McMillan of Jasper; two nephews, Dale Bays and Dan Bays; a niece, Sharon Elliott; and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

     Linda was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lela Bays; and a brother, Don Bays.

     Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 9th at Daniel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Lamar.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Mount Vernon Veterans Home in care of Daniel Funeral Home.



#7 Mt. Vernon, MO.Ellen Kay Koenemann & Lee Coop 2013-01-09 10:45
So sorry about Linda's sudden passing.
Linda and I were friends for many years and had many good times together. It will not be the same going by her house.
She will be missed by many people. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Ellen Kay & Lee
#6 Mt. VernonJames Dennis 2013-01-08 16:00
Linda has been a great friend to me over the past 15 years, I will miss her and so will her many friends at the Veterans Home. Our prayers will be with you all.
#5 Brentwood, CAJim and Dori McNary 2013-01-08 15:43
Jim and I are sorry to hear about Linda's sudden passing. We will be thinking about the whole family tomorrow during your Celebration of Life Service for her.
#4 Mount Vernon, MOShannon Neely 2013-01-08 13:45
I am saddened by the loss of Linda. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed visiting with her at City Council meetings. My prayers are with the family.
#3 Mt Vernondonnie & Marion Wright 2013-01-08 13:16
So sorry. I took care of Don at MVH. They were like family to us.She was a sweet and kind lady. Our thoughts and prayer.
#2 Reva Clevenger Newman and Ta 2013-01-07 16:37
We have so many wonderful memories of Linda. She always knew how to make you laugh. What a great person, hairdresser and friend.

Reva and Tammy
#1 Mt. Vernon, MO.Connie Stockton Schmidt 2013-01-07 10:26
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Linda. She was a very special person. She was still "family" to my parents until the day they passed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

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