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Linda Gray

Linda L. Gray, 74, formerly of Fountain City, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, June 1.
   Linda was born in Richmond, Indiana on July 16, 1945 to Rolland H. & Ruth Mary Droste Mikesell. She was a 1963 graduate of Fountain City High School. She attended the New Garden Friends Meeting from childhood through the time of the church's closing.
   Linda was formerly employed at Huffy, K-Mart and Green Acres in Richmond. She worked at the former Jim Fisher’s Fine Foods in Fountain City and also babysat for many children. She liked to read and played the piano. She also enjoyed antiquing. She was very creative and enjoyed writing poetry and crafting. She made many greeting cards for her family and friends.
   Linda will be missed by her daughter & son-in-law, Jeannie & Jeff Gabbard; son & daughter-in-law, Michael & Karen Minniear; Step-son and daughter-in-law Michael & Misty Gray; grandchildren, Misty Ndiritu, Shane Gabbard, Seth Gabbard, Nicholas Gabbard, Macy Minniear and Abigail Minniear; great-grandchildren, Matava Ndiritu, Enzi Ndiritu, Moseh Ndiritu and Matthew Gabbard; sister, Roma Meyer; several nieces, nephews & cousins and close friends and neighbors of Star Atlas Residence. 
   Linda was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Cindy Minniear; grandson, Nathan Minniear; and two brothers, Gene Mikesell and Jack Mikesell.
   Family & friends may gather for visitation from 5-7 pm on Thursday, June 4, at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 5 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for Ascension St. Vincent Cancer Care Art Therapy, care of Ascension St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260 or https://give.stvincent.org/donate .

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I have so many memories of Linda from my childhood, and she was smiling in every one! She was a beautiful person. Praise the Lord she is now at peace. Jeannie and Michael, my thoughts and prayers to you both and your family. You had a wonderful momma.

Julie Hyre Shank Jun 4 2020 12:00 AM

A lot of memories of Linda as we were growing up and visiting with Uncle Rollie and Aunt Ruth. Linda always had a sweet smile and pleasant personality. I am glad I had the opportunity to be in touch again even if very brief. Prayers to the family and sweet rest Linda. Jane and Ken Love

Jane Love Jun 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Linda Gray

Deb Strickler ( Wilson ) Jun 2 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Lindas family. Linda and I were the best of friends through junior high and high school and my heart if filled with precious memories of her. May she rest in eternal peace.

Sherrie Schumacher Jun 2 2020 12:00 AM

Linda was very kind to me when I worked at Green Acres.

Chris Durham Jun 1 2020 12:00 AM

Jeannie, So sorry to learn of your moms passing. My prayers are for Gods peace to be with your family.

Robert Rhoads Jun 1 2020 12:00 AM