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Linda K. Christy of Paxton, formerly of Rantoul, died of natural causes at home Monday, March 17, 2014.
A graveside service is planned at noon Friday, March 28, at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rantoul. The Rev. Joseph Donton will officiate.
Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Christy had been living in Paxton since 2009. She was born and raised in Rantoul.
She attended Donavon Memorial Grade School, Rantoul Township High School and then Eastern Illinois University, where she obtained a B.A. in elementary education. She taught elementary school in Charleston for a couple of years before returning to Rantoul.
Her career included selling real estate in Rantoul for a few years, managing her family’s farm and various other office positions.
Ms. Christy loved Old English sheepdogs and owned three over her lifetime. Her last one, Valentine, died at the same time as Linda.
Her friends and family will always remember her innate sense of style and artistic flair.
Contributions may be made in her honor to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society, in lieu of other expressions of sympathy.