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Linda Lou Carmon, age 71, of St. Johns, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 at her home under the loving care of her family and Sparrow Home Hospice.  The daughter of Frank & Frances (Roat) Swagart, she was born on June 16, 1945 in St. Johns, where she graduated from high school.

On October 19, 1974, in St. Johns, she married Bruce Calburn Carmon. Together they raised 2 children and enjoyed almost 42 years of marriage.  Linda had also worked outside the home as an associate at Walmart. She spent much of her free time with her grandsons, enjoying garage sales with her sister, and watching the many birds that came to visit her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.  Surviving are her husband, Bruce Carmon of St. Johns;  their children, Denise & Lane Pritchard of Rockford, MI and Amelia Carmon of Seattle, WA;  Grandsons Jack & Jonah Pritchard; brothers and sisters, Allen  & Nina Swagart of Gulf Breeze, FL, Gary & Merle Swagart of Gulfport, MS, Richard & Neva Swagart of St. Johns, Cheryl & Tom Moubray of St. Johns; many nieces and nephews;  and lots of great friends. 

A luncheon celebrating Linda’s life will take place from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Victor Township Hall at 6843 Alward Road, Laingsburg.  

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Linda’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: 

Arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Allan and Nina Swagart on August 24, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    We love you and will miss you so much. We are so glad that we got to visit you.

  2. Sharon Searles Conklin on August 24, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I graduated with Linda and would see her at her garage sales. RIP Linda

  3. Val Morris on August 24, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    She has smile that shines from the inside out. Hoping you hold on to (and always feel) the joy & love she gave you. Praying for comfort & peace.

  4. MacKenzie Family on September 10, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    Denise and Lane, JP and Jonah, thinking of you guys and so sorry for your loss. We love you and are here for you!

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