Linda Mae Kennison

PATRIOT — Linda Mae (Bush) Kennison, 71, Patriot, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Born October 1, 1942, at Charleston, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Kenna Bush and Majel (Vickers) Moran. Linda spent many years with the Gallia County EMS before retiring. She enjoyed reading, cooking, collecting antiques, gardening, shopping, rescuing animals in need, watching motorsports, planning holiday gatherings and providing a warm and loving home for her husband, children and grandchildren.

Linda is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 23 years, Robert Kennison, Patriot; sons: Ronald (Cherilyn) Warner, Gallipolis, Ohio, and Jeffrey Warner, Vinton, Ohio, and daughter, Jennifer (Donald) Walker, Gallipolis; beloved grandchildren: McKenna Grace, Chase Matthew, Aliza Noelle, Dylan Nathaniel and Emma Rose; brother, Gary (Marion) Bush, Cocoa Beach, Florida, and her cherished dogs: Tiki, PooPoo and Charlie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Kenna "Butch" Bush, Jr., and aunt, Phyllis M. Bush.

Funeral services will be conducted 12 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014, in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, with Pastor Douglas Downs officiating. Burial will follow in Grasslick Baptist Church Cemetery, Kenna, West Virginia. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Linda's memory to: Friends of Gallia County's Animals, P.O. Box 252, Rio Grande, Ohio 45675.

Condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

McCoy-Moore Funeral Home
420 First Avenue Gallipolis, OH 45631
(740) 446-0852

Published in Point Pleasant Register from May 3 to May 4, 2014