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Linda Sue Britt Haney

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

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Linda sue and I had lots of fun playing basketball. We were classmates and the last time I got to see her was at the last class reunion. My husband Frankie alford, also passed away august 4th 2016. May god comfort the family at this time. I love at Tallahassee fl now.

Barbara alford May 2 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy in the loss of Linda, your dear loved one. May the God of comfort (Psalms 83:18), give you the peace you need.

Eve Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

Just heard today of Mrs. Haney's passing. We want Gary, her girls, and all of her family know we are thinking of and praying for all of you as you move through the coming days. Linda meant so much to both of us while we were at Delta State and in the years beyond. With her we both enjoyed many laughs and good times, as well as much good advice she gave us. We were blessed to have known her and wish you many sweet memories. Much love from our family to yours! Robert and Dee

Robert and Dee (Skelton) Dorch Family Sep 21 2016 12:00 AM

Ms Linda was always such a loving and kind lady. She loved her girls and loved life. I will Always remember her smile and her laughs and all the wonderful times we had at school and Delta State ball games. Fly High Linda!!!!

Lynn Ouzts Smither - September 12 at 10:03 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Linda was a very sweet lady who I had the pleasure of working with at Delta State University. She was a hard worker and loved people. She had an infectious smile and was always glad to see students all around her. Cathy Conico

Cathy Conico - September 12 at 03:05 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Cleveland Funeral Home - September 11 at 11:33 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Linda was a true Christian woman, my girls, Wendy, Mendy & Emily spent many youth trips with her. Most of the time she was tending to them medically! Stitches in San Antonio, Tx & ER stay with possible appendicitis during one trip. Find comfort in the fact that she is in the arms of God. Bless you all! Love & Sympathy, Cynthia Dean Weeks & Family

Cynthia Dean Weeks - September 10 at 06:13 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I agree totally with ms cynthia! She will be missed and so sorry i was not able to attend! Our deepest sympanthies to you melissa and teresa! Yall were her pride and joy and she was always all our mom at church camps and teaching us sunday school! Our prayers with you all and i know she is up there in heaven ! Pam Fletcher Beevers

Pam beevers - September 12 at 12:00 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Cleveland Funeral Home - September 10 at 08:28 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Gary, so sorry to see this. You know that we were in school together at Rosedale. I'm out of state this weekend but will see you when I return home. My prayers are with you.

Lynn Shurden - September 09 at 11:45 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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