Linda D. McElroy

Linda D. McElroy

TUSCOLA — Linda D. McElroy, 78, of Tuscola passed away at 6:49 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 16, 2018) at home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main St., Tuscola, with the Rev. Les Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Tuscola Township Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Linda was born Sept. 4, 1940, in Tuscola, the daughter of Earle V. and Ruth E. Bouck Burress. She married Paul Dean McElroy on Jan. 24, 1970, in Tuscola. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother of Tuscola; daughter, Paula M. (Joseph) McElroy-Stawicki of Monee; sons, Ron (Janet) McElroy of Hillsboro, Rob (Tawny) McElroy of Springfield and Roger (Kay) McElroy of Bunker Hill; daughter-in-law, Genece McElroy of Nokomis; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; sister, Susan Adkisson of Tuscola; and nephew, Derek “Tag” Adkisson of Romeoville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Earle Vincent Burress, and Randy McElroy.

Linda was a homemaker. She graduated from Tuscola Community High School and Illinois Commercial College. She was a member of Tuscola First Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Memorials are suggested to the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation or American Heart Association. Online condolences may be shared at