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Eloise Linzy

Eloise Linzy  (September 8, 1920 – March 18, 2012)

Eloise Linzy, 91, of Jay, Florida, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Mrs. Linzy was born September 8, 1920 to the late Cornelia Metcalf Burdick and Joseph Burdick in Hartford, Alabama.

She was a wonderful caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, otherwise known to most as “Mama Weeze” – or – “Meeze”. She was a member of Jay First Baptist Church, Jay, FL. Mrs. Linzy worked for many years with Sheltex Manufacturing in both Flomaton and Brewton, AL, later devoting her days to helping tend to her grandchildren creating many cherished childhood memories for each of them. She always enjoyed ‘having company’, and rarely missed a fieldtrip or gathering with the Jolly Jay’s church group.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bernice Linzy (1976); brother, Joseph Floyd Burdick; sister, Louise Burdick Gentry; two nieces, Betty Burdick Gatwood, and Jean McCurdy Grantham. She is survived by her two sons, Bruce Ray Linzy (Mary Jim) and Joe Max Linzy (Elaine), one daughter, Linda Linzy Carden (Jack); six grandchildren, Bruce J. Linzy (Tammy), Brian Carden, Leigha Linzy Diamond, Gregory Carden, Jody Linzy, Steven Linzy; nine great-grandchildren, Cory Carden, Jordan Linzy, Malloray Diamond, Brooke Linzy, Jake Carden, Madeline Carden, Brenna Linzy, Lyric Linzy, Lauren Diamond; one sister, Lillian McCurdy (Leonard); one niece, Ginger McCurdy Rumbley (Charles), and one nephew, Gene Burdick (Hildegard).

Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 6-9 PM at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00AM Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Jay First Baptist Church with Doctor Jerry Keese, Brother Earle Greene, and Paster Will Rushing officiating – Burial to follow, Jay Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

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