Linda Aston Haney, age 78, of Marion, NC passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Mission Hospital Asheville-Memorial Campus, with her son at her bedside.
Linda was born September 27, 1942 in Suffolk, VA to the late George Robert Aston and Irvy Bryant Plunkett. After graduating Suffolk High School in 1960, Linda married and raised five children. She was a member of Severn Baptist Church, where she was the organist and pianist for several years, and enjoyed participating in the music ministry. She was President of the PTA at Odenton Elementary in Odenton, Maryland.
Since moving to Marion, she worked at several McDowell County Family Care homes including East Court Group Home which she owned and operated until her retirement in 2013. Linda loved and cherished not only her own children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, but also the many friends of her children and grandchildren and the many residents she had the honor of caring for through the years.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, John Sherman Haney and her first born child, Thomas Wayne Osbon.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are three siblings, George Robert Aston Jr (Cindy) of Portsmouth,VA, Cynthia Moran (Michael) of Columbia, MD, and Theodore G. Aston of Tampa Bay, FL; four children, Barbara Forbes (Sean) of San Diego, CA, Robert Bryan Osbon (Vicki) of Marion, NC, David Ray Osbon(Pam) of Morganton, NC, and Linda Osbon Bost (Bill) of Hickory, NC; nine grandchildren, Sharai Lenke(Jaime), Andrea Budd, (Adam) Tommy Osbon, Nicky Osbon, Dale Osbon, Mindy Flynn, Tyler Osbon, Blake Osbon, Jade Osbon; seven precious great grandchildren, Ava, Jacob, Jordan, Bella, Elijah, Lincoln and Jack; several nieces and nephews; and all of her beloved residents that she cared for for over three decades.
A private funeral service will be held at Westmoreland funeral home. An online video of the service will be available, through the funeral home website, for those that cannot attend. A celebration of Linda‘s life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Linda‘s memory are asked to consider the American Heart Association, Region 1, 50 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 42040, Oklahoma City, 0K 73123.
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
American Heart Association
Region 1, 50 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville NC 28801