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Linda Darlene (Young) Brown January 16, 1958 – December 31, 2023

Linda Darlene (Young) Brown, 65, of Mendon, MO, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2023, at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, MO.  Funeral services will be held at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick, MO, on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 11:00 A.M.  Mark Schuchmann will officiate the service.  Visitation will precede the service on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.  Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery in Mendon, MO.

Linda was born on January 16, 1958 in Marceline, MO, the daughter of Cleatis and Joyce (Hepworth) Young.  She graduated from Northwestern High School in Mendon, MO in 1976.  On May 20, 1976, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Terry Joe Brown.  Together they were blessed with three children, Tara, Natalie, and Ryan.  Terry preceded her in passing on January 18, 2012.

Linda worked for Walsworth Publishing in Marceline, MO for over 45 years until her retirement in January of 2022.  She was a member of the Mendon Christian Church.  Linda loved spending time with her family and friends, talking on the phone, and being around babies.  She was a social butterfly that never met a stranger.

Linda is survived by her three children, Tara Brown of Meadville, MO, Natalie McCollum and her husband Brett of Mendon, MO, and Ryan Brown and his significant other Bryan Bosch of Claycomo, MO; five grandchildren, Chayton Stockwell, Brenna Stockwell, Daegan Stockwell, Jackson McCollum, and Hank McCollum; and two sisters, Carol Neidholdt and her husband Dennis of Keytesville, MO and Loretta Young and her husband Greg of Mendon, MO; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleatis and Joyce, and her beloved husband, Terry.

Pallbearers will be Jackson McCollum, Hank McCollum, Adam Young, Chayton Stockwell, Daegan Stockwell, and Jason Neidholdt.  Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Young, Daren Neidholdt, Bryan Bosch, and Brett McCollum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mendon Cemetery or Mendon Lion’s Club.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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