Linda J. May, age 68, of Alhambra, passed away Monday, July 6, at her home. A Funeral Mass for 68 year-old Linda J. May will be Saturday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Grantfork. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Florissant, MO. Friends may call Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
She was born on Saturday, November 02, 1946, in Nashville, TN, the daughter of Beecher and Bertie (nee O’Guin) Jackson.
On Saturday, February 21, 1976, she married Richard J. May who survives.
She was a member of St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Grantfork, IL; a former member of St. Norbert Catholic Church, Florissant, MO; volunteered at Highland Food Pantry.
Linda was born and grew up in Nashville, TN. She graduated from Antioch High School in Nashville. She worked for the phone company and moved to South Carolina, and later moved to St. Louis while working with Southwestern Bell. She retired as a payroll clerk. She and her husband lived in Florissant, MO, and they built their house in Alhambra in 1993. She enjoyed travelling.
Husband – Richard J. May, Alhambra, IL
Daughter – Tina M. (Peter) Orgera, Danville, CA
Son – Richard D. May, Escondido, CA
Grandchild – Anamarie Orgera
Grandchild – Alexander J. Orgera
Brother – Bill (Barbara) Jackson, Franklin, TN
She was preceded in death by:
Father – Beecher Jackson
Mother – Bertie Jackson (nee O’Guin)
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249