Linda Darlene Watkins Chilson was born July 5, 1949 in Troy, a daughter of the late Martha (Russell) and Burdette Watkins. She was a 1967 graduate of Canton High School. On February 26, 1972, Linda married Donald “Donnie” Chilson.
Family was always number one in Linda’s life. Though she sometimes “told it as she saw it”, she will be lovingly remembered for her humor and a caring, engaging personality. She was blessed with many friends. A die-hard supporter of all the grandkids’ activities, Linda cherished each grandchild. She loved to camp; over the years she and Donnie spent many special times at Sunfish Pond with family and friends. She was an accomplished bowler and played with several women’s leagues. Linda also liked to sew and crochet. She especially enjoyed a spur of the moment road trip; often going shopping or to a casino.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Rusty Watkins and son-in-law, Tom Wilcox.
The funeral was held at Pepper Funeral Home. Canton. May 23 with Rev. Jasper Smith officiating.