Linda L. Edge, age 72, passed away after she lost her courageous battle with cancer March 5, 2013. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend. Linda loved playing darts and bingo with her family and friends. She loved her job and the company of her co-workers. Everyone at work called her "lightening" because of her fast work ethic. Linda loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She lived a full and happy life and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Swaggerty and Velma Stelle; brothers: Freddie, Robert Jr., Raymond, and James Swaggerty; and Grandson, Nicholas Edward Weaver. Linda is survived by her companion of 32 years, Juan Torres; sons: Delbert Wayne Weaver and wife Pam, and Earl Edge and partner Paula; daughters: Sylvia Mesa and husband Michael, Carla Weaver and husband Frank Fisher, and Ida Louise Edge and partner Xavier Flores; brothers: Gary and Earl Swaggerty of Springfield, Illinois and sister Betty Ann Pickard of Joplin, Missouri. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to give a special thanks to Janice, Jose, and Monica of CIMA hospice for their tender loving care to Linda. A visitation will be held 3-5pm Saturday, followed by the funeral service March 9, 2013 at Meadowlawn Tribute Center. To leave a note for the family go to meadowlawn.net, obituaries.

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  1. To my Mom I want to say. That I was glad that you were my mommy. U taught me so much in life. U taught me to stand up for my self. And through ur strength u have made me strong. I love u so much Mom. I will miss. But the memories I hold deep inside I will cherish each and everyday. You may be gone but you will never be forgotten.

  2. well today is March 7,2013, I lost my beloved sister to cancer on March5,2013. she was a fighter and loved life to the fullest. she well be missed and loved by all how know her .she was a great sister and mother grandma,and friend.she loved everyone ans was proud of her kids and grandkids that was there till the end helping her out .thanks to all of you from her sister Betty Pickard

    and Lindaher self.R.I,P Linda

  3. Aunt Linda you will be love and miss and never forgot. I don’t have alot of memories with you but I got a few and I will always remember them RIP Aunt Linda.

  4. I will always love you momma Linda. You will always have a special place in my heart. Jayne Hobson Bohanan

  5. well even tho god decided it was time for aunt linda to go home and rest u will never be forgotten.. yr memories will live on n your family and frinds.. R.I.P AUNT LINDA LOVE U ALWAYS..

  6. Wayne, Earl, Sylvia, Carla, and Ida, my prayers are with each of you. We had a lot of good times together when you lived in Farmerville, Il. We will all miss Linda. My heart and love is with each of you.

  7. R.I.P Aunt Linda you were a very caring and funny person and loved by anyone you will be very missed and loved forever. Love your great niece Shantell

  8. well cousin you are now in the arms of God no more suffering tell mom I miss her

    I will always remember the good times we had as kids in Lowder you were like the big sister I didn’t have prayers with all of your children enjoy life all of you as it is too short tell each other I love you often.

    Kathy

  9. Linda, we will miss your smiling face and great sense of humor everytime we go to Jim’s for breakfast. You used to make our day by always personally taking the time to visit with us and talk about your day. Though we only knew you for several years, it was as though we had known you our entire lives.The place will not be the same without you, but we know you are now in a better place. God bless you and thanks for being a friend.

  10. I was so sorry to learn of my old friends (Linda) passing.She fought a valiant fight against the cancer that took her life.She is now at rest. To all her surviving loved ones you have my deepest sympathy.I am so glad I had the privledge of being her friend for the many years we were granted her time on earth.She loved her family with all her heart.Remember that love forever.

  11. I was so very sorry to hear that Linda passed away. She was a very good friend, both to me and to my daughter, Kellie. My condolences to the family. I know Regina and Vanessa will miss her very much.

    Judy (House) Baumann, Floresville, Texas

  12. I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Linda. I just found out on 03/17/2013. I missed saying goodbye because I didn’t know she was sick. She was & always will be one of my best friends. I loved being a part of her family and watching the grandchildren grow with her. She was my Matron of Honor because I love her dearly. We had so many wonderful times playing pool and hanging together. People’s lives have a habit of going down different roads, so it’s been a few years since I saw her, but I’ve thought of her quite often. I love Linda dearly and will miss her very much. Thank you Linda for making me a part of your Family for so many years. May the memories keep the Family strong. God bless to you all.

    Love, Kellie Dyer

  13. I just heard and I am sorry I stayed away so long. My sympathies to the family…I will miss her…my dart partner and friend.

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