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Linda Ann Mcfry

July 29, 1951 — January 4, 2023

Mrs. Linda Ann McFry, age 71, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday January 4, 2023 after an extended illness.

Linda was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on July 29, 1951, the daughter of the late Robert Edwin Patton and Emma Louise Fulp Patton, of Waco, Texas. After graduating from East Rome High School, Linda briefly studied in Saltillo, Coan, Mexico before continuing her studies at Oxford College of Emory University. She served others through Beta Sigma Phi where she was selected as "Woman of the Year." She also volunteered at Mother's Morning Out, PTA/PTO, Girl Scouts, and other local organizations. Linda was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and enjoyed helping others most. Linda enjoyed spending her empty nest years working for HomeNurse and Right At Home as a personal care assistant helping others. She loved gardening, cooking, crafting, and enjoying laughs with family and friends.

Linda is survived by her husband Gerald Leon McFry and four daughters, Jennifer Reichel of Fort Meyers, FL, Angela Wagley of Marietta, GA, Amanda Crump of Piqua, OH, and Erin Weeks of Acworth, GA. Linda is also survived by her brother Douglas Edward Patton of Watkinsville, GA, 8 grandchildren, 2 nieces, 3 nephews, and a great-grandson.

A private ceremony was held on Friday, January 6, 2023, at the Chapel of Salmon Funeral Home. Linda was laid to rest at East View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be sent to her preferred charity, the Wounded Warriors Project (

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