Linda Lou McCoy
July 15, 1943 - July 23, 2021
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - Linda Lou McCoy, 78, of Bowling Green, KY passed away on July, 23, 2021. Linda was born in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois on July 15, 1943 to the late Roy Neal Barnett and Ina Mae Walters Barnett. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Shirley Jean Eads and Vivian Lee Barnett.
Linda is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Jack Lee McCoy; her son Chad McCoy (Keena), daughter, Darbi Hill (David Hayes); eight grandchildren: Austin Smart, Matthew Lyons, Daulton McCoy, Christian Hill, Braxton Hill, Gabriel McCoy, Jaymi Smart and Devin Hill; sisters: Kaye Hale (James), Cindy Hartman; and brother-in-law, Dean Eads. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Linda retired after many years of service to A.E. Staley Company in Decatur, Illinois. She then moved to Bowling Green, KY to be a full-time grandmother where she fulfilled her greatest job as Nana. She had a love for teaching others and for sharing her faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. Anyone who met Linda knows of her love of her family, friends and her Lord. Linda's smile and presence lit up every room. She was blessed to impact the lives of so many people that knew her throughout her life including her many "10 minute friends". Linda was a member of Rich Pond Baptist Church and cherished her Red Hatter friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with funeral to follow at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at Boiling Springs Cemetery in Decatur, Illinois.