December 9, 1949 - May 10, 2021
RUSSEY, Mrs. Linda Elizabeth - Age 71, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at McLaren-Flint. Family hour 1:30 PM Friday, May 21, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 2:30 PM. Interment Gracelawn Cemetery, 5710 N. Saginaw St. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 1:30 PM Friday. Mrs. Russey will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Thursday. Mrs. Linda Elizabeth (Gardner) Russey was born December 9, 1949 in Flint, Michigan, daughter of William and Alberta Gardner. Linda attended Flint Community Schools. She was employed as a Certified Nurse Assistant, Lunch Aide and Substitute Teacher for Flint Community Schools. Linda loved going grocery shopping, cooking and bowling. Her favorite shows were Little House on the Prairie, Texas Walker Ranger and LMN. Linda’s favorite movie was Imitation of Life. She was a former member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and the Community Gospel Travelers. Linda never turned anyone that came to her hungry or needed a place to sleep away. She would take them in her home and treat them as family. Her doors were always open! Linda was known for her sharp tongue, sassy attitude and colorful names for everyone, but you would know that she loved you. Mrs. Linda E. Russey leaves to cherish her memory: 2 daughters, Vadis Russey of Flint and Shanda (Al Duncan) Russey of Grandville, MI; 2 sons, Jonathan (Ladon White) Gardner and Terrianno (ShaNika) Russey, all of Flint; 16 grandchildren, Darnesha, Jonathan, Deonta, Lakeisha, Shalandto, Shardai, Shyaneika, Shaquandra, Darren, Tanescia, Shalinda, Javonna, JaQuan, Keo, Jabarri, Jonneisha, Dee and DeQuan; 37 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Brenda Adams of Mt. Morris, MI; brother, Eddie Smith of Battle Creek, MI; 3 god-daughters, Raylonda Huddleston, Sharon Robinson and Tyonna McIntyre; longtime friends, Linda Fields, Barbara Sanders and Eddie Bryant; a host of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Russey was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James Russey; grandsons, Darren L. Mance Jr. and Jayden White; great-granddaughter, McKenzie Croom; parents, William and Alberta Gardner; grandparents, Steve and Estella Robinson; step-son, Joseph Russey; sisters, Cynthia McCree, Lula Lee, Mary Mathews, Lavern Patterson and Shirley D. Tucker; brothers, Robert Gardner, Clyde Jones and Donald Jones; brother-in-law, Foster Adams. The family would like to express special thanks to her sister, Brenda Adams, god-given granddaughter, BriAnna Waller and niece, Tracy Lee. Also, special thanks to the Leeper family and McLaren-Flint 5th Floor ICU nurses.
RUSSEY, Mrs. Linda Elizabeth - Age 71, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at McLaren-Flint. Family hour 1:30 PM Friday, May 21, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at... View Obituary & Service Information
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