Linda Ann Talbert, 79, of Waltonville, Illinois, passed away at 6:48 am January 12, 2022 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Missouri.
She was born September 4, 1942 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Frank and Ruth (Johnson) Morss. Linda married Vic J. Talbert on September 12, 1975. In addition to her loving husband of forty-six years, Linda is survived by her son, Alan Talbert and wife, Paula of Belleville, Illinois; daughters, Lori Eastham and husband, Larry of Waltonville, Illinois, Paula Eckelberry and husband, Joe of Woodlawn, Illinois; grandchildren, Jarod Talbert, Jessica Kibler and husband, Kyler, Joey Talbert, Ashley Jones and husband, Shawn, Brian Terry, Kyle Meador and wife, Morgan, Ryan Meador and wife, Alyssa, Tyler Eckelberry, Sophie Eastham; eleven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her four brothers and three sisters. Linda loved her family especially her grandkids and great-grandkids. She loved to read and enjoyed her flower gardens.
Per Linda’s request a private memorial service of close family and friends will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in Linda’s honor to Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville, Illinois. Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.