Linda K. Spence Collins, age 67, of Little York, Illinois; passed away at 2:08 am on July 8, 2017 at Unity Point Trinity of Rock Island, IL. She was born on June 14, 1950 and is the daughter of Chester L. and Shirley A. Brown Spence. She was raised in Little York, IL where she attended local schools and graduated from Yorkwood High School with the class of 1968. After her schooling, she was employed at Bowman Shoe Store in Monmouth for several years. She then worked as a receptionist for Cycle Center in Galesburg for a number of years. Linda also operated the Sweetwater Saloon in Little York, IL for a number of years before moving to Midland, Texas where she worked as a mortgage processor until her retirement. In more recent years Linda returned to the are to care for her mother. She enjoyed crocheting and while in Midland, was involved with the Make a Wish Foundation rodeo. Linda was a hard working women who did her best to help all she could. She loved watching people have a good time and enjoyed having a good time herself. She loved going to the beach and will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by her Daughter, Tracy (Fred) Stancomb of Little York, IL and her son, Robert Collins of Port Angeles, Washington. There is two granddaughters, Charissa Collins (Robert Sargent) and Hazel Stancomb, and two grandsons, Andrew (Whitney) Collins and Logan Stancomb. There are six great grandchildren also surviving. One sister is surviving, Connie Thomas of Little York, IL. She is preceded in her death by her parents, one sister,Trudy and one brother, Rick.
Family will receive friends from 9:30-10:45 A.M. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth, Illinois.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Alexis Cemetery in Alexis, Illinois. A memorial fund is being established for Safe Harbor in Galesburg, Illinois.
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