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Linda MIZE


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MIZE (Greene), Linda Ruth Linda Ruth (Greene) Mize, age 77, of Duluth, GA., passed away November 13, 2017. A Gathering will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory. Linda was born on November 6, 1940 in Swainsboro, GA. She was the daughter of the late Jesse W. Greene and the late Sarah Dorothy (Hunt) Greene, both of Macon, GA. Linda is preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Billie (Greene) McGrath of Acworth, GA and Janis Mildred (Greene) Tangen of Grand Forks, ND. Linda attended Bibb County Schools and graduated from A.L. Miller high school in Macon, GA in the class of 1958. She attended Auburn University with a major in English. At North Georgia College, she majored in Secondary Education for Teacher Certification. At Georgia State University, Linda majored in Political Science and World Geography, and graduated with an A.B. Degree. She taught English and Social Studies to grades 7th-12th in the Forsyth County School System. Some of her major interests were , Memphis, TN, being with family and friends, interior design and antiques. Among other interest were classic movies, and music, which included opera, classical, country, and classic rock. She enjoyed reading, American and World History, American politics and college and professional football. Linda is survived by her husband, Jan Lee Mize; son Jonathan Lee Mize; daughter, Jessica Dorothy Daves and her husband, Donnie; granddaughter, Savannah Mize; grandsons, Justin Marshall, Joshua Marshall, Devin Daves and Parker Mize. She is also survived by her nephews Donald McGrath, Jr. and Jimmy McGrath; niece, Lisa McGrath and the families of the proceeding three survivors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to or a in Linda's name. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by: Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 (770) 448-5757.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2017
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