PORT WILLIAM Linda R. Earley, 67, of the Port William area passed away on Thursday morning, April 25, 2013 at the Autumn Years Nursing Center. Linda was born in Mariemont, Ohio on March 19, 1946 the daughter of Bernard and Mary Angela Collins Quallen. She is a 1964 graduate of School of the Brown County Urselines, 1967 graduate of Mercy School of Nursing, Hamilton. She married Kenneth D. Earley on July 1, 1967. He preceded her in death on February 17, 2005. Linda was a registered nurse and associated with the Clinton County Free Clinic as an active volunteer and a board member. She was the owner/operator of Autumn Years, Maple View, Hillcrest, Wintersong and Four Seasons Nursing Centers. She was an active member of the Ohio Health Care Association and St. Bridges of Xenia.
She is survived by her mother, Mary and her daughters Cynthia (Jeff) Luttrell, Sabina, Dr. Angela Earley and her husband Tim Savage of Chesapeake, VA, Beth (Michael) Bogan of Xenia, grandchildren Alicia and Paul Luttrell, Brendan Savage, Sarah, Allison, Dean and Rachel Bogan, siblings Frank (Jane) Quallen, Walnut Creek, CA, Gail (Danny) Murtland, Wilmington, Tom (Willa) Quallen, Blanchester and brother-in-law Gene Kelly, Blanchester. In addition to her father and her husband, she was preceded by sisters Mary Jo (Richard) Baumann, Margaret Kelly and her brother Michael Quallen.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 29th at 10AM at the Littleton Funeral Home, Sabina with burial in the Miller Cemetery, Port William. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 until 8PM at the funeral home. In Linda's memory, contributions may be made to the Activity Fund at Autumn Years Nursing Center or to the Free Clinic of Clinton County.