Linda Lou Dinning of Harrisonville, Missouri was born August 16, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri the daughter of Arthur Lee and Lois Louise (Morgan) Taylor. She departed this life on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Crown Care Center, Harrisonville at the age of 78 years, 4 months and 29 days.
On November 25, 1972, Linda was united in marriage to Harold Edward Dinning in Kansas City, Missouri.
Linda was employed as a social worker for the State of Missouri for daycare license. Later she owned and operated Linda Loveable’s Gift Shop and then Linda’s Bright Beginnings Daycare both of Garden City, Missouri. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Harrisonville where she was in charge of the nursery for many years. Linda had received her Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College. She was involved with Friendship Meals of Garden City, the Garden City VFW Auxiliary and was “Woman Of The Year” in Garden City. Linda was a very avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Missouri Tigers. She loved listening to Andy Williams, Elvis Presley and Conway Twitty. Linda was known as the “Mother Hen” at the nursing home.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dinning on November 24, 1984 and a sister, Donna Matthews.
Linda is survived by a son, Dennis Dinning, Creighton, Missouri; a daughter, Margaret Wram, Raymore, Missouri; 4 grandchildren, Dianna Parrott , Stephanie Moore, Jennifer Dixon and Jeffery Hart; 8 great-grandchildren, Lynnlee and Grace Parrott, Lauren Moore, Rusty Moore, David and Haley Dixon, Kaylee Hart and Miles Eversole; a brother, Art Taylor and wife Joanne, Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Lois McWilliams and husband Gene, Kansas City, Missouri; special friends, Joyce Jackson, Randy Jones, Bonnie Hyatt and Sam; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in the Garden City Cemetery.
The family received friends Monday, January 20, 2020 at the funeral home.