CLEVELAND - Linda Sue Britt Haney, age 73, of Cleveland, MS passed away on Friday, September 09, 2016 at the Indywood Estates in Cleveland.
Visitation will be held Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will follow at 4:00PM in the Cleveland Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at the Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, MS.
Linda was born on July 07, 1943 to Alton Haywood and Mary (Sappington) Britt, Sr. in Rosedale, MS. She Graduated Valedictorian from Rosedale High School in 1961 and attended Delta State College. Linda married Gary Franklin Haney on December 01, 1967.
Linda was a lifelong administrative assistant having worked at Ford Motor Company, Yale Street Baptist Church, Cleveland High School and Delta State University. She retired from the Mississippi State Extension Office after 25 years of State Employment. She had a gift of working with young people and spent many years as a youth leader at Yale Street Baptist Church. Her ability to communicate and love those kids gave her great joy. Linda had an incredible life with her family, having loved her husband, daughters and grandchildren deeply. Her greatest joy came with the arrival of her granddaughters. Linda loved to travel having sailed on 14 cruises and traveling coast to coast visiting with her family so she would not miss valuable time with them.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents Alton Haywood Britt, Sr. and Mary Jerdon Sappington Britt.
She is survived by Husband of 49 years, Gary Haney of Cleveland, MS. Daughters, Melissa Haney (Stan) Sullivant of Batesville, MS and Teressa Haney Oakes of Cleveland, MS. A brother, Haywood Britt of Melbourne, AR. Three granddaughters; Sydney Claire Sullivant, Erin Oakes and Olivia Oakes.
Pallbearers are Heath Boyer, Blake Boyer, Troy Haney, Greg Haney, Woody Britt, Latham Britt and Mark Haney.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501 or Grace Hospice Ministries 808 East Sunflower Cleveland, MS 38732.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net