Linda Faye Croft "Hamby"


Mrs. Linda Faye Croft "Hamby", 77, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 24, surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born July 8, 1941, in Cartersville, GA, to the late Mrs. Isabelle Abernathy Smith and William Claude Parris.

Linda was a devoted mother and grandmother "MeMaw" whose smile would light up the room and had a contagious giggle. She was a caring woman who made everyone around her feel loved and needed. She was a lady of grace and beauty that never had anything negative to say about anyone. Linda was a devout Christian and a long time member of Tabernacle Baptist Church,  who loved her family and her Savior. She enjoyed spending time with her Lady's Sunday school Class. She will be wholeheartedly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Linda is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Andrew Croft, her parents, and brother, Bill Parris.

She is survived by her daughter, Tani (Eddie) Bruce; grandchildren Diane (Patrick) Alred, Zane (Haley) Bruce, Michala Bruce; her great grandson, Weston Alred; sister, Calene Millard; brother-in-law, Charles (Nadine) Croft.  Many nieces, nephews, and beloved cousins also survive to cherish her memory.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home Monday, April 29, 2019, at one o'clock in the afternoon with the Rev. Timothy Bruce officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be: Zane Bruce, Patrick Alred, Larry and Zack Philliber, and Charles and Brannan Croft. Britney Croft will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Interment will follow the service at Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Holly Springs, GA.

The family will receive friends Monday, April 29, 2019 from eleven o'clock in the morning until the service hour at Owen Funeral Home.

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Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the family in this difficult time.