Linda Kaye (Collins) Smalley, 65, of Evans, Georgia, entered into eternal life and glory on August 17, 2018. She is survived by her spouse, Philip D. Smalley and two sons Andrew Smalley, Michael (Nicole) Smalley, and five daughters, Laura Smalley, Jennifer Neal, Allison (Jason) Daley, Emily (Robert) Truesdell, Jamie (Lee) Luke. The couple have eighteen grandchildren.
Linda was born in Cochran, Georgia to Allen M. and Hazel D. Collins. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Collins and AJ Collins and is survived by four brothers Gary (Debbie) Collins, Tony Collins, Tim Collins, Ken Collins and three sisters, Joyce Sisneros, Bonnie (Jim) Monk, Pamela (Bill) Atwood and many nieces and nephews.
Linda was a giver and strong prayer warrior. She served countless committees and organizations, always active in her church and always shared her love for Jesus Christ with whoever she met. Being a mother and grandmother gave her great pleasure. She was a very artistic person who enjoyed everything from baking to flower arranging. She found happiness by using her creative talents to bring joy in the lives of everyone around her.
A visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 pm at McNeill Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at Trail Branch Church in Cochran, Georgia at 2:00 pm on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to: Agape Children and Christian Ministries, Inc., 1185 Alderman St., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
McNeill Funeral Home 109 Shaw Street Martinez, Georgia 706.364.9122