Linda Sue James Scott Jackson 70 of Kenney, Illinois went to her Heavenly Home on her 70th birthday at 6:27 PM July 22, 2021 at her family residence, Kenney, Il.


Services will be 10 AM, Thursday, July 29, 2021 at the Calvert Funeral, Clinton, IL with Joe Cornell officiating.  Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM, Wednesday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to the Linda Jackson Memorial Fund.


Linda was born July 22, 1951 in Clinton, IL the daughter of Raymond and LaJean (Short) James of Clinton, IL.   She married the love of her life Roger Scott on November 14, 1970.  He preceded her in death.  She married Sidney Jackson on December 12, 2015. He also preceded her in death..


Survivors include her children:  Dana (Jon) Taylor; Roger (Lea) Scott; and Douglas (Jessica) Scott; grandchildren:  Amber (Caleb) Bell; Silas (Erica) Taylor; Ashley (Wyatt) Scott; Sydney (Josh) McKee; Jessica (Kaleb) Shepherd; Aubrey (Gage) Scott; William Scott; Charity Grace (John) Taylor; Joshua Taylor; and Madilyn (Chris) Scott; great-grandchildren:  Declan Bell; Piper McKee; Blakelyn Hosier; Ivy Shepherd; Lively Bell; and Elody Bell; plus one on the way.


Linda was “Gma Linda” to countless people.  She never met a stranger and loved everyone just as they were.  After retiring from Mitsubishi and PII, she dedicated herself to ministry and taking care of others.  She founded Toasty Toes Ministry.  This provided thousands of socks, undergarments, blankets, and winter apparel to local school children and intercity homeless.  Linda was a valued member of LifeBridges Church in Clinton, IL where she was the Nursery Coordinator.  She volunteered countless hours to many people in need.

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