Linda “Gam” Alene Dancy March 2, 1951 - December 26, 2020 Our beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, Linda Dancy, peacefully went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2020 at the young age of 69 with her family near her side. She was born and raised in Denver Heights, San Antonio, TX where she graduated from Brackenridge. She later attended Texas Woman’s University, where she obtained a Bachelors degree in Business. Linda gave her life to the Lord at an early age as a lifelong member of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church under the leadership of then Rev. Claude Black. During her service to God, she humbling served in Mission #33 and on the Usher board.She spent many years working as a CFS Supervisor with the United States Postal Service, retiring after 26 years. After retirement, Linda spent her time between various activities with the Government Girls Club and her family, while also enjoying cooking and gardening. In her last years of life, she fully enjoyed being a great-grand mother, dining at new restaurants, and traveling. Linda will be forever cherished and remembered by her loving spirit and elegant style. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd Sr, and Wilma Dancy, her brother, Lloyd Dancy Jr., sister, Lois-Jean Dancy. She is survived by her daughter, Tanisha Brooks, son, Carl Smith (Bri), her dearest grandchildren, Darius (Naomi), Brandon, Quentin, and Christina, dearest great-grandchildren, Trinitee,Nazir, Nylah, Darius jr, Kairo, and numerous close relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be: Carl Smith Jr., Brandon Smith, Quentin Brooks, Allen Edwards, Devin Robinson-McClellan, Archie Jones Jr., Darius Smith, John Person.
The family would like to thank you for your sympathy and kind words at this time. We deeply appreciate your expression of sympathy. Though words cannot convey the tender thoughts and thankfulness we hold for you today. ~ The Family of Linda Alene Dancy
God saw you getting tired And a cure was not to be, So He put His arms around you And whispered ,come to me. With tearful eyes we watched you, And saw you pass away. And though we loved you dearly, We could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating Hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He Only Takes The Best
A Visitation will begin on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 5:00-7:00pm at MeadowLawn Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM in MeadowLawnFuneral Home Chapel. The funeral will be livestreamed. Please visit www.meadowlawn.net , and select her obituary
Seconds pass as hours as my mind wanders, Sitting beside you, sharing your air, I inhale slowly attempting to end your despair As the sound of your voice rings in the air; a sound I wish to always keep near Your strength empowering, as frown lines wrinkle your brow Each line etching my heart, a pain indescribable Selfishly I want your hand in mine always while simultaneously I pray for your wings Although so unfair, my past path was made clear, Seconds minutes hours we shared Thankful to have been birthed by you, I will forever love you and hold you tightly in my heart ~ Nisha
Special Memories from Youngest There were times as a child she would tell me things I didn’t understand. As I grow older I find myself with vibrant memories of leaving Mt Zion in her Tahoe, heading to IHOP after church. My Gam was a smart, humble, beautiful and courageous woman. The irony of the fact that your best days can also be your worst days will forever remain with me; a true and constant reminder to stay humble. You did ENOUGH, Love you and see you again. ~ Quentin, Analysia, Kairo
To Make You Proud Early years to old age, you stayed consistent never strayed Corpus Christi to Disneyland you gave us love with open hands “Take care of them babies like a man” Your words and values implanted inside my head; I’ll make you proud I love you Gam………. ~Brandon
I’m Free Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free. I’m following the path God laid for me. I took his hand when I heard Him call, I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day, to laugh, to love, work or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way, I found that peace at the close of day. If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship started, a laugh, a kiss, ah yes, these things I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life’s been full, I savored much, good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief, don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now, He set me free.

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  1. I have no Linda dancing since I was a little girl she was a very sweet person and she will be missed Tanisha and Carl I’m here for you if you need me love Laurie

  2. Linda was my supervisor at the CFS, we bumped heads but became good friends . Linda was a power house of knowledge . She knew her job and everything she did was for her kids and family. To me she was a Warrior. As her health began to fail, she jumped into overdrive. She fought everyday, never felt sorry for herself and took on the challenges that was ahead of her. Rest easy my friend , tell your sister Jean hello and your work down here is not over. You are now an Angel 😇, looking over your loved ones.

  3. To the Family of Linda Dancy, May God comfort you all during this difficult time. Keep all the precious memories in the forefront. Keep the faith. Linda Dancy was a wonderful strong woman and she loved her children and grandchildren. She will be missed.

  4. Whenever, I smart off to my mother she say alright Ms. Alene. A reflection what I need to see in the mirror was Linda. I will miss her deeply. Love Ella M. Edwards

  5. I met Linda & her brother Lloyd shortly after moving to SA doing my senior HS year. We lived on Delaware St & their home was nearby. Our paths crossed periodically over the years. I was so happy to see her about a year ago while shopping for the 1st time in years. Linda was an intelligent, gracious & beautiful lady who will be missed. Rest in eternal peace mt Sister.

  6. To the Family of Linda Dancy: I met Linda at Poe. She was a grade in front of me; however, I remember her as one of the most caring and kind people at school. Our paths diverged; however, when reminiscing about Denver Heights, Linda’s name was always one of the first. She will be greatly missed. May God watch over and keep you all during this time and rest assured that she is looking down on you.

  7. We lived across the street from each other in the Denver Heights. Sending love to the family. Betty Hewgley and Family

  8. To the Family of Linda Dancy: May GOD bless and keep you in the days ahead. May your fond memories of her stay in your hearts forever. I grew up with Linda and LLoyd in the Denver Heights. May she rest in peace. Bruce Holmes Sr

  9. I am just learning of of Linda’s passing…. I know this is late but it is never too late to say goodbye. I’ll always remember visiting at your family’s home with your cousin Michele- seeing You, Jean, your parents. Memories are so precious❤️

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