A native Roman, currently residing in Silver Creek, GA, Linda graduated from Coosa High School and received a B.S Degree in Science from Shorter College.  She later completed her Master’s Degree in Middle Science Education from Berry College

At the University of West Georgia she completed a specialist degree in Middle School Science and Administration.

Nominated by Glenda Almond and others, “Everything she does is done with enthusiasm and a gracious smile.

Her examples of “giving back” include:

*Provides support financially emotionally to many who have challenges
* Adopted classrooms and provided financial needs for students and teachers
* Posts jobs and hires former students
* Offers her home to those in need following surgery
* Stuffed backpacks for United Way
* Member of One Community United
* Board Member for Habitat of Humanity
*House leader for Habitat for Humanity
* Went to Guatemala and Costa Rica with Trinity Methodist  Church
*Volunteer Good Neighbor Ministries
*Volunteer DIGS Program
*Board Member of Exchange Club of Rome
*  Coordinator Toys for Tots
* Provided transportation for International Handicapped Tennis tournament
* Provides  rides for voters
* Volunteers Branch Bragg Scholarship golf Tour
* Volunteer Floyd Medical Center
*Provides furniture and household  item to those in need in setting up housing
*Holds coat drives for needy in the winter

She often posts quotes on social media to inspire others.  One such quote “My mission is not merely to survive, but to thrive and to do so with some passion, compassion and some humor and style.”