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Friday, February 26, 2021

Obituary - Linda Joyce (Bittner) LaDue

Linda Joyce LaDue, 81, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at her home in Nevada. Linda was born May 28, 1939 in Alva, OK to Clarence C. and Eloise E. (Vincent) Bittner.

Linda came with her family to Vernon County at a young age and lived on a farm south of Nevada. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1957. Her family operated the “Eat Well Café” in Nevada where she worked alongside of her family. Through the years, Linda also worked at several other businesses in Nevada including Joseph L. Pohls Construction, Nevada Daily Mail, and Nevada Regional Medical Center before retiring from US Bank in March of 2013. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Linda was loved dearly by her family.

Survivors include one daughter, Sheri Davis, Nevada; and one son, Steve LaDue and his wife Lori, Springfield, MO; six grandchildren, Missi Cantrell and her husband John, Marshfield, MO, Amber Adams, Abilene, TX, Kayla Davis and her husband Eric, Lincoln, AR, Michael Davis and his wife Holly, Portland, ME, Matthew Davis and his wife Erika, Durant, OK, and Brandon Davis (Alyssa), Portland, ME; eight great grandchildren, Daytin, Garrett, Brennin, Gauge, Kynnidi, Tripp, Skylar, and Haisley; three sisters-in-law, Helen Armstrong, Nevada, Virginia Bittner, Oklahoma City, OK, and June Henson, Nevada; one brother-in-law, Sam LaDue, Parker, CO; two nieces, Julie Kemper, Nevada, and Janet Brown, Edmond, OK; and one nephew, Gary Bittner, Oklahoma City, OK. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Noreta Kemper; two brothers, Calvin Bittner, Melvin Bittner; and one niece, Velynda Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Terry Mosher and Chaplain Kenny Batson officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to Heartland Hospice or Calvary Baptist Church in Nevada c/o Ferry Funeral Home.