PEORIA - Linda Gale Edwards-McGhee, 49, of Peoria passed away peacefully at 8:57 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 17, 1964, in Scott, Miss., to the late Willie Edwards and Velma Rodgers. She married her soul mate, Harold McGhee Sr. He survives.
Linda loved to play cards and do crossword puzzles. She loved to just sit and talk with family and friends.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories her husband, Harold McGhee of Peoria; two sons, Harold (Cassandra) McGhee of Murphysboro, Ill., and Domenic McGhee of Peoria; two brothers, Johnny Rodgers and Gregory Rodgers, both of Peoria; three sisters, Julia Rodgers of Greenville, Miss., Cynthia Edwards of Peoria and Alothina Jackson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and three grandchildren; along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends who loved her and will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Vincent Edwards and Henry Rodgers.
Services will be at noon today, June 5, 2014, at Word of Faith Christian Center, with visitation commencing one hour prior at 11 a.m. Her son, Lt. Harold McGhee Jr., will officiate, with Bishop Leroy Davis serving as host. Linda will be laid to rest in Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements were made especially for Linda's family and professionally directed by T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel.
Online condolences or words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.