Linda L. Mann (77)
Birth: January 20, 1944
Death: June 1, 2021
Linda L. Mann, 77, of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, June 1, 2021, at her home. She was born January 20, 1944, in Grayville, Illinois, the daughter of Charles H. and Norma E. (Mason) Collard. She was married to Eldon Mann on July 30, 1980, and he survives.
Linda worked many years as a waitress at Wells’ Restaurant, and was an active volunteer at Meadowood Nursing Home where she spent lots of time working with crafts with the residents. She was an animal lover, bird watcher, and supporter of various animal rescue organizations. In her later years, she was a homemaker and enjoyed time with her family and eating out.
Survivors include her husband, Eldon Mann of Grayville; sons Roy (Sarah) Mann of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Scott Mann of Champaign, Illinois, Matthew (Denise) Mann of Indianapolis, Indiana; daughters Cindy (John) Preston of Fairfield, Illinois, Yvette (J.R.) Patterson of Sulfur, Kentucky; brothers Jim (Mickie) Collard of Grayville, Mike (Judy) Collard of Danville, Illinois; grandchildren Kate, Megan, Lisa, Adam, Jessica, Ashley, Alysia, Josh, Kristie, Hannah, Caleb, Rosa, Joey; 12 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and sister Reba Lindsey.
In keeping with Linda’s wishes, her remains were cremated and the family will host a gathering of remembrance at a later date.
Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville is in charge of arrangements.