Friday, May 15, 2015

Margaret Linch

Mrs. Margaret “Shug” Hill Linch, 95, died Friday, May 15, 2015, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Rook officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Linch was born September 24, 1919, in Aliceville, Alabama. Margaret worked as secretary for J. T. Reed Construction Company, and she and Theresa Fulton owned and operated the Nearly New Shop in Louisville for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Linch, a granddaughter, Ashley Linch; her parents, Margaret and Dan Hill; sisters, Christine Carr and Della Hill; and brothers, Henry Hill, Harold Hill, and William Hill.

She is survived by two sons, Henry S. “Hank” Linch of Orange, TX, and Harry “Russell” Linch, Jr. of Harrisburg, IL, a brother, Hiram G. Martin of Memphis, TN; a sister-in-law, Jean Calvert of Louisville; three grandchildren, Kelli Linch, Kiley Linch, and Megan Linch; 5 great grandchildren, Austin, Kyla, Karigen, Kashton, and Bentley; and one daughter in law, Pam Linch. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens’ Hospital, or First Baptist Church, Louisville, MS.