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“Momma, It is not getting any better here on earth, without you. I need you every single day. I miss you so bad. I have so many things I need to talk...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: MICHELLE MONROE - ALVARADO, TX

“It has been a while since I have wrote to you. I miss you every single day, and with every breath. I love you BIG! ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“I miss you more than words can say. So much has happened and I wish you were here. I love you BIG! ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: michelle monroe - alvarado, TX

“I sure miss you momma! I talk to Amy every Saturday, she asks about you ,always! She will say where is my mommy at? I say where is she? She says "I...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - alvarado, TX

“I really wish you were here!! I miss you so bad!!!! I love you BIG!!! ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle

“I miss you so much momma! Here we are around the Holiday's again, and I don't get to be with you. My heart still aches for you. Sometimes I wish God...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - TX - DAUGHTER

7 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle

“I miss you momma ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle

“I miss you momma!!! I would give anything to see you again. I love you BIG! ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“oh momma, your first born grandson's 21st Birthday is today!! I can't believe how time has flown. I will never forget you going to the hospital with...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle

“It looks like you will be off this page soon! What am I going to do? I feel this is my only connection to you. I miss you so bad... I cry all the...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Daughter

“Oh momma... Christmas was so hard without you. The Sunday before I stayed in bed all day mourning you. I wished you were still here. I still need you...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“Hi Momma, I just want to say it sucks not having you around. I hated not having you around on Thanksgiving, but Christmas without you will be the...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“Well momma... I think you pulled some strings up there!! You always told me you swore I had another sister and that you seen her one time and she...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“I remember your love, your warmth and tenderness. I remember you going without dinner so we could eat. I remember you dining and dancing with me when...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“I will never know God's plan. I will never know why he took dad and you within the same year. My heart is heavy and right now it seems all I can do...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle - Alvarado, TX

“I know your hearts are heavy but I hope you know how very many lives your Mother touched. She was a beautiful lady inside and out.A very special...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Elaine Watson - Richland Hills, TX

“I had the blessed opportunity of knowing and working with Linda... Michelle her love and affection for you always evident when we spoke. I know a Mom...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Chris Guerue - Arlington, TX

“My dearest Momma Linda,You will be greatly missed. You were adored & loved by so many during your short time on this earth. Go sing & dance with the...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Kristie Brown - Alvarado, TX

Linda Diane Baird passed away on September 27, 2012 at the age of 62. (Divorced) She was born in Muncie, Indiana March 8, 1950. Linda graduated from Muncie Central High School. She worked as a medical aid in nursing homes as her main source of income while working other part time jobs. During this time she attended beauty school. Linda had three children, who she loved completely with all her heart, she faced many challenges raising them alone and having one with a mental handicap. She was no stranger to working hard and more than one job at a time. After moving to Texas in 1984 she went to work as a leasing agent at an apartment complex and then as an apartment manager. Linda also worked for Galaxy Health Network with her daughter Michelle for a few years. She became disabled at the age of 52, which put her into early retirement. Mother loved to sing and dance. She had such a beautiful voice. Linda loved to paint ceramics and draw sketches. Some of her other hobbies included baking, cooking, and sewing. Ever resourceful she made many of her children's clothes and pajamas when they were children. Linda had the best sense of humor, always ready to make you laugh. She was a strong, gracious, and warm loving lady with a kind soul. Linda, make no mistake about it, was the kind of lady that said what she meant and meant what she said.
From her daughter: "Go dance and sing with the angels Momma, as one day you said you would. "I love you big"- You were our best friend. We love you and you are so missed."
Linda's family gone before her include: mother, Margaret Ann Broadwater; grandparents, Charles and Margaret Stephens; Ivan and Ada Pace.
The loved ones left to cherish her memory include: father, Charles Lawrence Stephens; brothers, Charles L. Stephens Jr., Michael Broadwater and wife Ramona; children, Jeffrey Scott Dyer II, fiance Tracy, Amy Lynette Whicker, Michelle Whicker Monroe and husband Tony, Jacob; grandchildren, Heather Taylor, Lindsey Dyer,Quinn Dyer, Dillon Monroe, JT Monroe; great grandchildren, Cannon Hansen , Landon Riley Monroe; and one baby great granddaughter on the way; nephew, Ruel Stephens and wife Michelle, great nephew Ruel Stephens Jr., Michael D. Broadwater; niece, Allegra Broadwater, and great nephew Matthew Broadwater