Date: October 09, 2008 06:48PM
Flynn, Linda Jessup
KING, NC - Mrs. Linda Jessup Flynn, age 64, of King, NC died peacefully in the presence of her family at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home of Winston-Salem in the early morning hours of October 4, 2008. She died of ovarian cancer, after a courageous fight of more than three years. Linda was born and raised in Surry County, where she met and married the love of her life, her husband of more than 46 years, Wayne Flynn.
Linda enjoyed a distinguished career of 38 years at Piedmont/USAirways. She was also a devoted member of Olive Grove Baptist Church for more than 25 years, where she and Wayne have developed a circle of friends who have been a pillar of support for the two of them during Linda' s battle with cancer. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lillie Jessup. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Flynn; her daughter, Mrs. DeShannon (Lynnae) Morris; two granddaughters, Hannah and Kynndal Morris; two sisters, Mrs. Nolan (Lottie) Gotcher and Mrs. Jack (Louise) Bullington; one brother, Raymond Jessup and Cheryl Rogers; several nieces and nephews; and, her beloved canine companion, Casey.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Olive Grove Baptist Church of Pinnacle, NC. The family will receive friends on Monday evening, October 6, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Howell-Nelson Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or to Olive Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, Pinnacle, NC.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of KBR Hospice Home for the extraordinary care provided to Linda during her last days. Online condolences may be made at www.howellfuneral services.com.
Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 10/5/2008