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Obituary - Linda S. McCormick



Linda S. McCormick, age 73, of Auburn, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Bethany House. She was born in McMinnville, Tenn., on October 6, 1941, to Fred and Vera Bennett Swann. Mrs. McCormick had been a resident of Auburn since 1944. She was a member of the Auburn United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school there for a number of years. She was also a member of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Association, Auburn Campus Club, and the Opelika-Auburn Pilot Club. Linda was much loved by family, friends, and classmates.

She is survived by her husband, Robert F. McCormick, Jr., of Auburn; son, Michael John McCormick, of Shelbyville, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Amelia Ann McCormick and Cole Austin McCormick both of Shelbyville, Tenn. Funeral service will be at 4:00 pm CST Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Auburn United Methodist Church Founder's Chapel with Dr. George Mathison officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a donation be made in her name to the Walking Horse Trainers Association-WHTA or the Glenn C. Dowell Jr. Family Scholarship, P.O. Box 61, Shelbyville, TN 37162. Jeffcoat-Trant is directing. www.jeffcoattrant.com

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