Linda Sue Willson, age 72, daughter of Robert and Eugenia (Smith) Carter, was born July 5, 1946, in Waynesville, Mo. She passed away Dec. 29, 2018 in Pacific, Mo.

Linda grew up in Houston, Mo., and graduated from Houston High School with the class of 1964. She married Lynn Willson on Jan. 22, 1966, and to this union two sons were born, Anthony and Todd.

She was a member of Houston First Baptist Church while living in Houston. Linda and Lynn moved to Pacific, Mo., where Linda worked as a secretary for the Pacific Meramec Valley R-3 School District for 26 years before retiring.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Carter and a brother, Larry Carter. Surviving is her husband of almost 53 years, Lynn Willson of the home in Pacific, Mo.; her sons, Anthony Willson and wife, Maria, of Pacific, Mo., and Todd Willson and wife, Sandi, of Ballwin, Mo., and three grandchildren, China, Cara and Nathaniel, who were the light of her life; a brother, Dal Thomas Carter and wife, Lieeila, of Hartshorn, Mo.; and a sister, Robin Vaughn and husband, Michael, of Lonedell, Mo.

Linda enjoyed many interests and hobbies, mainly her grandchildren, but she also enjoyed sewing, quilting, camping, swimming, going to the river, country music and travelling with Lynn. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Donations may be made to Emery Cemetery in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be sent to

Services are 2 p.m.  Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Evans Funeral Home with Dr. Howell Burkhead officiating. Burial was in Emery Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers were: Tony Willson, Todd Willson, Nate Willson, Tom Carter, Mike Mitchell and Mark Mitchell.


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