Linda L. Knicely, 83, of New London, passed away at 4 p.m. Thursday at De Paul Health Center in Bridgeton. Linda was born Sept. 23, 1930 in Dawson, Ill. to Adrian J. and Alberta F. Moyer Turley. Linda married Robert E. Knicely Aug. 2, 1957 in Branchville, Md. He preceded her in death Dec. 10, 2010. She is survived by sons: David Knicely of Bowling Green, Robert Knicely of New London, Richard Knicely of Orlando, Fla.; and a sister, Gena Kelley of Springfield, Ill. Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelia Knicely. Linda was a homemaker.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Grove Lodge, Louisiana. The Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra is in charge of the arrangements. Online Condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com