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Linda Kay Blount, age 68, of Greenville, passed away Saturday morning, May 23, 2015 at her home under the loving care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The daughter of W. Lee & Riva G. (Peace) Anderson, she was born on June 4, 1946 in Marshall, Missouri.  Her family moved to Greenville when her father came to manage the J.C. Penney store and later they owned and operated Lee's Mens Wear in downtown Greenville.  A graduate of Greenville High School, Linda married Harry G. Blount on May 10, 1968 and together they raised two sons.

For many years, Linda worked as a merchandising representative for American Greetings and will be remembered by many for her warm smile and friendly conversation while she restocked and reorganized the greeting card aisles at area stores.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and photography.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  an infant granddaughter, Gabrielle Grace Blount; and her brother, William Anderson.    

Surviving are her husband, Harry Blount;  two sons and a daughter-in-law, Greg & Melissa Blount, and David Blount, all of Greenville;  five very loved grandchildren, Jenna, Maddison, Logan, Taylor, and Carmen;  a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia & Bernie Oppenheim of Florida;  three sisters-in-law, Sharon Anderson of Rockford, Betty & Jerry Johnson of Belding, and Liz & Vernon Short of Crystal.    

Graveside committal services are at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding, with the Rev. R. Mark Shaw, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.  Honoring Linda's wishes, cremation has already taken place.  Instead of flowers, Linda would have appreciated contributions in her memory to Spectrum Health Hospice.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Linda's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com  Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.

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  1. Bobbi Caswell (Hilderbrant) on May 27, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Very saddened to hear of Linda’s passing. I’ve known her literally all my life and will cherish all the memories…from going over there as a child to bringing my kids over there every Halloween and her greeting us at the door with her kind smile. You will be greatly missed! Thoughts and prayers are with Harry, Greg, David and families



  2. Bobbi Caswell (Hilderbrant) on May 27, 2015 at 12:00 am


  3. Kirk Maxon on May 27, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Harry, Greg, David and family…lots of thoughts of our wives, mothers and grandmother’s. Many thoughts and prayers your way.



  4. Jerry Nichols on May 28, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Greg, I’m sorry to hear about your mom, she was a very nice lady, my thoughts and prayers are with you.



  5. Janet Horst, teacher, Walnut Hills on May 28, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Greg, David and family; so sorry to hear about Linda. I am out of town Saturday and cannot be with you. You have a wonderful Mom. We were honored to know her. Prayers for all of you



  6. Deb Stout on May 29, 2015 at 12:00 am

    So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. I will hold you all in my prayers.
    Deb



  7. Gert Anderson Mazurek on May 29, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My condolences to the Blount family on the passing of LInda.



  8. The Adkins Family on May 29, 2015 at 12:00 am


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