Lillian M. Linger, 88, of Buckhannon, died June 1, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon.
She was born July 10, 1923, in Ellamore, a daughter of the late Wilford and Valta Rowan Davis.
On Aug 18, 1944, she married Charles Edward Linger, who preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 1993. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Bernard Leo Linger; one great grandson, Nicholas Linger; six brothers, Bud, Lorn, Jim, Harry, Larry Gene and Mason Davis. She is survived by two daughters, Jerry Henderson and husband, Bruce, of Buckhannon and Carolyn Mason and husband, Wyman, of Steens, MS; three sons, Charles Eugene "Wimpy" Linger of Oklahoma City, Okla., Gary Neal Linger and wife, Rozetta, of Buckhannon and Shawn Babbitt and wife, Mindy, of Buckhannon; five grandsons, Jonathan Rowan of Mooresville, N.C., David and Sam Linger, both of Buckhannon, Stormy Linger of Stonewood and David Babbitt of Fayetteville; four granddaughters, Jane Linger of Ohio, Wendy Ward of Washington, Va., Misty Sow of Oklahoma City and Destiny Babbitt of Buckhannon; nine great-grandchildren; five brothers, Artis Davis of Brunswick, Ohio, Ruhl Davis of Strongsville, Ohio, Everett Davis of Buckhannon, Douglas Davis of Belington and Don Davis of Weston; three sisters, Sylvia Zirkle of Jimtown, Lieu Hall of Buckhannon and Macil Robinson of Strongsville; several nieces and nephews, and for many years Mrs. Linger was served by her faithful caregiver, Brenda Hissam. Mrs. Linger was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Buckhannon.
Friends were received Sunday at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today at the Buckhannon Church of God with Pastor Frank Spears officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.